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Lot #    16359
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 10:34:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Zur Geschichte der Israeliten
Author    [Only Ed.] Ernst Bertheau
City    Goettingen
Publisher    Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht
Publication Date    1842
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. XVI, 452, [2] pp., 198:123 mm., light age and damp staining, stamps, wide margins. A very good copy bound in later cloth boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Ernst Bertheau, 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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19th Century:    Checked
  
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Language:    German
  
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