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Lot #    35056
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 12:39:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Anthropomorphien und Anthropopathien bei
Title (Hebrew)    Onkelos und den spaeteren Targumim
Author    [Only Ed.] Dr. Sigmund Maybaum
Publisher    Schletter'sche
Publication Date    1870
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4] ff., 221:146 mm., light age staining. A very good copy loose in contemporary boards.
          
Paragraph 1    The R. Dr. J. Hildesheimer copy with his stamp and insciption on title.
          
Detailed
Description
   Dr. Sigmund Maybaum (18441919), rabbi and lecturer on homiletics. Born in Miskolc, Hungary, Maybaum studied at the yeshivot of Eisenstadt (under I. Hildesheimer) and Pressburg (Bratislava) and at the university and rabbinical seminary of Breslau. He officiated as rabbi in Dolni-Kubin, Hungary (187073), and Zatec, Bohemia (187381). In 1881 he was called to Berlin, where from 1888 he also lectured on homiletics at the Hochschule fuer die Wissenschaft des Judentums. In 1903 he was appointed professor. Active in the association of rabbis in Germany, in 1897 Maybaum was among those rabbis who protested against the idea of convening the Zionist Congress in Germany. His works include: Die Anthropomorphien und Anthropopathien bei Onkelos und den spaeteren Targumim (1870); Die Entwicklung des alt-israelitischen Priestertums (1880); Die Entwicklung des israelitischen Prophetentums (1883); and Juedische Homiletik (1890). His important article on the life of Leopold Zunz appeared in 1894 (in the 12th report of the Hochschule). Maybaum was an excellent preacher and his sermons were published in several volumes. A jubilee volume was published on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica