Eliano, Giambattista (1530-1589)

ELIANO, GIAMBATTISTA (1530-1589) A member of Roman Catholic embassies to the Coptic and Maronite churches. He was born in Rome to a Jewish family and educated by his famous maternal grandfather, the learned Elias Levita, at Venice and at Isny, Germany. His family settled in Venice and he traveled with his father in the Middle …

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