Aug. 9, 1617

“Prohibition” issued by the Sanctum Officium* [Papal States; Present-day Vatican City, Italy, France]: “Jews are prohibited from keeping/employing Christian servants […].” [Researcher’s note: *The “Sanctum Officium” (‘Holy Office’) is one of the highest offices of the Catholic church and responsible for defending the Catholic doctrine.]
Vogelstein, Hermann and Paul Rieger: Geschichte Der Juden in Rom. Zweiter Band; 1420-1870 (History of the Jews in Rome. Volume II. 1420-1870); (Berlin; 1895); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 5/24/12018 ADD PAGE #