May 8, 2021


Advocacy. Mediation. Success.

Pragmatica e regola da osservarsi dall'ebrei di Roma per loro buon governo, e publico beneficio : fatta l'anno 1702. nel fattorato de Magnifici Samuele Ascarelli, Tranquillo Volterra, e Raffaele Bises.

In Roma : Nella Stamperia della Reverenda Digicam Apostolica, 1702. [twelve] web pages 29 cm. (folio).

«First edition of 1702 on the customary varieties, and rules in-depth in this article in thirty edicts proscribing extreme luxury and ostentation (“l’esorbitante pompa”) for good governance and the general public good in the Jewish group of Rome … below the auspices of the Congrega di Sessanta (Congregation of Sixty). The festivals described involve i.a. the amount of attendees at circumcisions, at mitzvah celebrations and the price of items, on the festival of Purim. Regarding weddings and the permitted volume for dowries, on clothes, the gown for brides and grooms, prohibitions on women’s jewelry and descriptions of what is appropriate, etc. Contains fascinating specifics and descriptions of the baked products, foodstuff and drink that would be located at banquets to extra moderate celebrations. Signed at style at conclusion Domenico Zauli, Vicegerent Bishop of Veroli, adopted by the 5 Rabbis representing “Dell’Universita degli Ebrei” and lastly the two Jewish variables (“Fattore”) Samuel Ascarelli and Raffael Bises. One particular of the 5 Rabbis stated at the conclusion is the The well-known Tranquillo Corcos (Hezekiah Manoah Hayyim 1660-1730) who did considerably for the group through acts and writings like a profitable protection of a blood libel circumstance.» — Jeffrey D. Mancevice, Inc. (Jan. 2020).