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Domenico Hierosolimitano
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Date of Birth: 1555

Place of Birth: Jerusalem

Date of Death: 1622

Place of Death: Rome


Domenico Hierosolimitano is the name by which the rabbi, rabbinical judge and court physician Samuel (Šemu’el) Vivas became known in the West after his conversion to Christianity and subsequent baptism in Venice. The Venetian records list his age as 38 at the time of his conversion, which would indic…

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van den Boogert, Maurits, “Domenico Hierosolimitano”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>

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