Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Jacob Mantino
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Jacob Mantino ben Samuel

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: 1549

Place of Death: Damascus


Coming from a Jewish home and remaining faithful to his Jewish faith throughout his life, Jacob Mantino worked for Christian patrons, taught in Christian institutions and translated philosophical and medical texts into Latin for the advancement of these subjects among his Ch…

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Burnett, Charles, “Jacob Mantino”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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