Jacob Antonio Castello

Jacob Castello

Jacob Antonio Castello (or Jacob Antonio Castelo) was a Jewish poet of Sepharadi origins who lived in Amsterdam in the seventeenth century. He died sometime after 1684. He was a member of several academies of poetry in his native city, and was noted for his riddles. He was well-known for his innovative poetic riddles. Verses authored by Castello were included in the works Coro de las Musas by Miguel de Barrios and Rumbos Peligrosos by Joseph Penso.

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