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From: "Chris & Tom Tinney, Sr." <>
Subject: Re: Medieval rabbinical lines? Follow the trail of Medieval Jewish Sephardic physicians.
Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2000 08:30:06 -0700
"Sephardic Jews often were ubiquitous court
physicians throughout Europe." Therefore,
you should be very interested in the
"International conference to be held
in Rila Monastery, Bulgaria, from
August 29th to 31st 2000, exploring
different aspects of medicine in the
Middle Ages, from folk knowledge
to official practices."
They may produce papers that follow the trail
of Medieval Jewish Sephardic physicians.
OUR SEPHARDIC MEDICAL ROOTS
"Jewish medicine substantially was a Sephardic
enterprise, its practitioners either personally or
spiritually descended from the erudite rabbi-
philosopher-physicians who practiced in
Medieval Spain and Portugal. Luminaries such
as Judah Halevi, Maimonides and Nachmanides
were among the first outflow of Jewish physicians
from Spain during the 12th through 14th centuries
and after the Expulsion of 1492, the trickle
became a deluge. The emigres first went to Portugal
and from there fanned out to Amsterdam, Hamburg,
Italy, Poland, Greece, the Ottoman Empire, Goa
and the Americas."
Tom Tinney, Sr.
Who's Who in America, Millennium Edition [54th]
Who's Who In The West, 1998/1999
Who's Who In Genealogy and Heraldry, [both editions]
Francisco Antonio Doria wrote:
> 8/9/00 1:04 PM Larry Coats remarked:
> >These Dutch Roosas,
> >then, would likely have been categorized as "Marranos"(hope I spelled
> >that correctly)?
> >While I am generally familiar with the exodus of the Sephardic
> >communities from Spain>Portugal>Netherlands, I really am left wondering
> >where one goes from this point. Mr. Feldman, per my contact, apparently
> >left no notes; at least none have come to light yet.
> There is also an inverted route: from the Netherlands to Portugal. My
> wife is directly descended from the Rubim/Roby family of Portugal, that
> begins in a Dutchman Kasper Roby (< rabi) that settled in Viana do Minho
> after 1550. (My children still bear that name.)
> Oh, Roosa is Rosa: rose.
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