de Prado Plumed

Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes and Universidada Complutense de Madrid
Maurice Amado Foundation Fellowship

Research Topic

The Last Sephardi Sopher, the First New Christian Hebraist: Alfonso de Zamora in His Jewish and Christian Contexts


Jesus de Prado Plumed is a full time instructor in medieval Jewish history at the Universidad Hebraica de Mexico. A 2011- 2012 doctorial fellow of The Rothschild Foundation, Jesus has several forthcoming publications on the life and writings of Alfonso de Zamora, a converso Hebrew scribe in the Iberian Peninsula. Jesus’s work at the center will focus on the manuscript source for Alfonso’s life and work.