Feb. 13, 1621

“Protection Edict During the Time of the Carnival” issued by Pope Gregory XV [Papal States; Present-day Vatican City, Italy, France]: “[…] Jews are prohibited from dancing during [the time of the] carnival […].” [Researcher’s note: This prohibition was initially issued by the Holy Office in 1616.]
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 5/27/12018 ADD PAGE #