Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Juan de Albi


Albi (or Alba), Juan de, a Spanish Carthusian of the Convent Val-Christ, near Segovia, date of birth uncertain; d. 27 December, 1591. He was familiar with the Oriental languages, especially Hebrew, and had the reputation of being a skilled commentator. His work is: "Sacrarum semioseon, animadversionum et electorum ex ulriusque Testamenti lectiono commentarius et centuria" (Valencia, 1610); it was re-edited in Venice, 1613, under the title "Selectæ Annotiones in varia utriusque Testamenti loca difficiliora."

Renard in Vig. Dict. de la Bible (Paris, 1895); Antonio, Bibliotheca hispana nova (Madrid, 1783).