Guide to the Papers of David Fintz Altab, n.d., 1978-2000 (bulk 1985-1998).
Altab, David Fintz.
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AbstractThis collection consists of lectures, poems, and a clipping related to the work and research of Sephardic scholar and poet David Fintz Altab.
David Fintz Altab (1929-2008), was an internationally known scholar and poet specializing in Judeo-Spanish literature and Sephardic culture. He served twice as President of the American Society of Sephardic Studies as well as Vice-President of the American Association of Jewish Friends of Turkey. He also was on the Sephardic Council of Overseers and taught Spanish at the City University of New York were he was honored as Professor Emeritus. He was born in New York to Sephardic parents of Turkish origin and passed away in November 2008. Some of his works include:As an author:Altab, David Fintz. Temas y Dialogos. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston McDougal, 1970.Altab, David Fintz. The significance of 1492 to the Jews and Muslims of Spain. Hispania (September 1992), 728-31.Altab, David Fintz. Spanish and Portuguese Jewry Before and After 1492Spanish and Portuguese Jewry Before and After 1492. Brooklyn, NY: Sepher-Hermon Press, 1993.Altab, David Fintz. Una Kozecha de Rimas i Konsejas: A Harvest of Rhymes and Folk-Tales. Miami: D.F. Altabe, 2000.As an editor:Altab, David Fintz, Erhan Atay, and Israel J. Katz, eds. Studies on Turkish Jewish History: political and social relations, literature, and linguistics: the quincentennial papers. Brooklyn, NY: Sepher-Hermon Press, 1996.As a translator:Sadacca, Haim Vitali. Un Ramo de Poemas: A Bouquet of Poems. Translated by David Fintz Altab. New York: Foundation for the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture, 2009.Bcquer, Gustavo Adolfo. Symphony of Love: Las Rimas. Translated by David Fintz Altab and Joan Altab. Long Beach, NY: Regina, 1974.
This collection consists of lectures, poems, and a clipping related to the work and research of Sephardic scholar and poet David Fintz Altab.