Kohut, Alexander

Published by Leipzig; Brockhaus, 1866
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Later Wraps. 8vo. 105 pages. 23 cm. First edition of this important scholar’s first book. In German. 'On Jewish Angelogy and Demonology in their dependence on Zorastrianism'. According to OCLC, the first published book of the author. Alexander Kohut (1842-1894) , was a "Rabbi and Orientalist. . He received his Ph. D. Degree from the University of Leipsic, his dissertation being 'Ueber die Jüdische Angelogie und Daemonologie in Ihrer Abhängigkeit vom Parsismus. ' The essay was published by the 'Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft' in 1866, it being the first Jewish work issued under the auspices of that society. He obtained his rabbinical diploma in 1867." - 1906 JE. "How far Jewish Angelology was influenced by Babylonian and Persian mythology, and what its relations are to Mandæan lore and to Egyptian-Hellenistic gnosticism, is still a matter of dispute among students (see Kohut, 'Jüd. Angelologie'.) " -1906 JE, Angelogy. Subjects: Angels - Judaism. Demonology. Zoroastrianism. Angels - Judaism. Demonology. Zoroastrianism. Later wraps torn at edges. Light soiling throughout, lightly bumped corners, very light foxing; otherwise fresh and clean. Good + condition. (GER-43-16). Bookseller Inventory # 33603

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Publisher: Leipzig; Brockhaus

Publication Date: 1866

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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