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Lot #    14186
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 12:03:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Zur Einleitung in die Bücher ‚Esra und Nehemia
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Adolf Rosenzweig
City    Berlin
Publisher    A. Pickert...
Publication Date    1875
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 54 pp., quarto, 220:155 mm., wide margins, usual age staining, stamps, plates. A good copy bound in later half cloth over boards, rubbed.
   Introductory work on the biblical books of Ezra and Nehemiah by R. Adolf Rosenzweig. There is a dedication to his father, Ahron Rosenzweig followed by the text in German with occasional Hebrew. The text is accompanied with scholarly footnotes and at the end of the book are endnotes.

Adolf Rosenzweig was a German rabbi, born Oct. 20, 1850, at Turdossin, Hungary, died 1918. He studied at the gymnasium at Budapest and at the rabbinical seminary of Presburg. After graduation he went to Berlin, where he studied philosophy and Oriental languages and literatures at the university, and theology at the Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums. On Oct. 20, 1874, he entered upon the rabbinate of Pasewalk, whence he was called to Birnbaum, Posen. In 1879 he went to Teplitz, Bohemia, and in 1887 he accepted a rabbinate at Berlin. In addition to "Zur Einleitung in die Bücher Esra und Nehemia" R. Rosenzweig has published "Zum Hundertsten Geburtstage des Nathan der Weise" (Posen, 1878); "Das Jahrhundert nach dem Babylonischen Exile mit Besonderer Rücksicht auf die Religiöse Entwicklung des Judentums" (Berlin, 1885); "Künstler und Jugendbilder" (Neuhaus, 1886); "Der Politische und Religiöse Character des Josephus Flavius" (Berlin, 1889); "Jerusalem und Cæsarea" (ib. 1890); "Das Auge inBibel und Talmud" (ib. 1892); "Geselligkeit und Geselligkeitsfreuden in Bibel und Talmud" (ib. 1895); "Kleidung und Schmuck im Biblischen und Talmudischen Schrifttum" (ib. 1905).

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica