What
  • Cemeteries
  • Jewish neighborhoods
  • Kashrut and services
  • Museum and memorials
  • Synagogue
Where

Soncino

GERMAN PRINTERS IN LOMBARDY

The German family Da Spira opened a printing works at Soncino between 1483 and 1490 and acquired the name of this town. Beginning with Israel Nathan, this family worked for over sixty years in various towns of Central and Northern Italy and in Constantinople, bringing the Jewish art of printing to a very high level. The most celebrated member of the family was Ghershom Soncino, considered the “prince of printers.

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