Don Isaac Abravanel (1437-1508)
Another of Columbus’ stalwart friends was Don Isaac Abravanel, who had
remained stalwart to his religion and who was one of the most distinguished
biblical scholars, philosophers and statesmen of the period. He also helped to
finance Columbus’ voyage, although he was not there to greet the great explorer
upon his return ... since Abravanel was also expelled >from Spain, in spite of
his high position in the court of Ferdinand and Isabella.
I have an ABRAVENEL friend who would love to trace his ancestry back to the
above. Anyone have an ABRAVENEL Descendancy Chart? Answer privately.