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Zoologie Des Talmuds

Lewysohn, Ludwig

Published by Joseph Baer, Frankfurt, 1858
Condition: Good Hardcover
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8vo. XII, 400 pp. Decorative marbled paper boards. Historically groundbreaking work, which was the first Jewish academic and scientific critical attempt to catalogue all rabbinic references to animals in a systematic format. This work was so influential that though it was written over a century and a half, it is still used and quoted today by zoologists, and biblical and religious scholars today. Includes Hebrew, German, Latin and Aramaic indexes. Split along spine front and back board, but firm, hinges starting. Ex libris Joseph Waimann. In German. Book is in good condition. Ludwig Lewysohn (1819 - 1901) was a German rabbi. Graduating from the Realgymnasium, Berlin, in 1843, he studied Orientalism in and received his doctorate from the University of Halle in 1847, his dissertation being "De Sacrificiis Veteris Testamenti." In 1848 he became preacher at Frankfort-on-the-Oder. Three years later he was called as rabbi to Worms, where he officiated until 1858. He then accepted a call to Stockholm, where he labored from 1859 to 1893, in which year he resigned. Besides numerous contributions to Jewish periodicals (especially "Ha-Maggid"), he published "Nafshot Chaddidim" (Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1855), on the epitaphs at Worms. Bookseller Inventory # 18246

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Title: Zoologie Des Talmuds

Publisher: Joseph Baer, Frankfurt

Publication Date: 1858

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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