Kultur Und Literaturgeschichte Der Juden in Asien

Jg] Fürst, Julius

Published by Leipzig; W. Engelmann, 1849
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Later Wrappers. 12mo. XXII, 318 pages. 20 cm. First edition. In German. Title translates as: "Cultural and literary history of the Jews in Asia. " "Erster Theil" (First Part) ; no more published. Includes bibliographical references and index. Julius Furst was a "German rabbi; born at Mannheim Nov. 14, 1826; died there Sept. 5, 1899. He received his secular education at the University of Heidelberg, and became rabbi at Endingen (1854) , at Merchingen (1857) , and district rabbi at Bayreuth (1858) . In 1873 Fürst received a call as rabbi to Mayence, but in June of the same year returned to his native city, where for twenty years he was active as rabbi of the Klaussynagoge. His principal literary activity was in the province of Hebrew lexicography, and he has published on this subject many valuable essays in Rahmer's "Jüd. Lit. Blatt, " in the "Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft, " in the "R. E. J. , " in the "Monatsschrift, " etc. He contributed to Winter and Wünsche's "Die Jüdische Literatur" the account of the Midrashim, Mekilta, Sifra, Sifre, Tan? Uma, and Yelammedenu. Beside many sermons Fürst published "Das Peinliche Rechtsverfahren im Jüdischen Alterthum: Ein Beitrag zur Entscheidung der Frage über Aufhebung der Todesstrafe" (Heidelberg, 1870) , and "Glossarium Græco-Hebræum" (Strasburg, 1890) . In the "Glossarium" Fürst treated of the Greek words in midrashic literature, showing a marked tendency toward ascribing to them a Greek origin. " Subjects: Talmud -- History. Light foxing on titlepage and last page. Very light to medium foxing throughout, with light pencil marks in the margins of less than six pages. Pages are fresh, all text clear. Good condition. (GER-40-19). Bookseller Inventory # 29074

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Title: Kultur Und Literaturgeschichte Der Juden in ...

Publisher: Leipzig; W. Engelmann

Publication Date: 1849

Binding: Paperback

Edition: 1st Edition

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