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Lot #    13294
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 1:21:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Sieben Gruppen Mosaischer Gesetze
Author    [Only Ed.] Ernst Betheau
City    Göttingen
Publisher    Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht
Publication Date    1840
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. XXII, 312, [2] pp., 218:125 mm., wide margins, usual light age and damp staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in later half cloth and marbled paper boards.
   Ernst Betheau, Biblical and Oriental scholar; born Nov. 23, 1812, in Hamburg; died May 17, 1888, in Göttingen. In 1843 he was appointed ordinary professor in the University of Göttingen, where he lectured on Oriental languages, Biblical exegesis, Hebrew archeology and history. Bertheau was the author of the following works: (1) "Die Sieben Gruppen Mosaischer Gesetze," Göttingen, 1840; "Zur Gesch. der Israeliten," Göttingen, 1842; and (in the "Kurzgefasstes Exegetisches Handbuch zum Alten Testament") commentaries on Judges and Ruth, Leipsic, 1845; Proverbs, Leipsic, 1862; Chronicles, Leipsic, 1854; Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther, Leipsic, 1862. Noteworthy also is his edition of the smaller Syriac grammar of Bar-Hebraeus, Göttingen, 1843.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica