Oct. 12, 1366

“Order” issued to a friar (‘Minoriten’) by the City [Council] of Gastrogiovanni [Present-day Italy]: “[…] to ensure that the synagogues that are being built [by Jews] are unadorned (simply) and appropriately small according to regulations […]”
Zur Geschichte und Literatur. Von Dr. Zunz. Erster Band. (Regarding History and Literature. By Dr. Zunz. First Volume.); (Berlin; 1845); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 3/31/2020