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POZNANSKI, SAMUEL:

Arabist, Hebrew bibliographer, and authority on modern Karaism; rabbi and preacher at the Polish synagogue in Warsaw; born at Lubranice, near Warsaw, Sept. 3, 1864. After graduating from the gymnasium of Warsaw, he continued his studies at the university and the Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judenthums in Berlin, forming an intimate friendship with his teacher Moritz Steinschneider, for whose eightieth birthday in 1896 he edited the "Festschrift."

Poznanski is the author of the following works: "Eine Hebräische Grammatik des Dreizehnten Jahr-hunderts" (Berlin, 1894); "Mose b. Samuel ha-Kohen ibn Chiquitilla Nebst den Fragmenten Seiner Schriften" (Leipsic, 1895); "Isak b. Elasar ha-Levis Einleitung zu Seinem Sephath Jether" (Breslau, 1895); "Aboul Faradj Haroun ben al-Faradj le Grammairien de Jürusalem et Son Mouschtamil" (Paris, 1896); "Die Girgisani-Handschriften im British Museum" (Berlin, 1896); "Karaite Miscellanies" (London, 1896); "Mesroi al Okbari, Chef d'une Secte Juive du Neuvième Siècle" (Paris, 1896); "The Anti-Karaite Writings of Saadjah Gaon" (London, 1897); "Jacob ben Ephraim, ein Anti-Karäischer Polemiker des Zehnten Jahrhunderts" (Breslau, 1900, in "Kaufmann Gedenkbuch"); "Perush R. Sa'adya Gaon le-Dani'el" (Berdychev, 1900); "Tanhoum Yeruschalmi et Son Commentaire sur le Livre de Jonas" (Paris, 1900); "Miscellen über Saadja III.: Die Beschreibung des Erlösungs-Jahres in Emunoth we-Deoth ch. 8" (Breslau, 1901); "Tehillah le-Dawid" (Kaufmann) in Hebrew (Warsaw, 1902); "Le Commentaire sur le Livre d'Osée par Eliezer (ou Eléazar) de Beaugency" (Berdychev, 1902); "Anan et Ses Ecrits" (Paris, 1902); "Der Arabische Kommentar zum Buche Josua von Abû Zakarjâ Jahjâ Ibn Bal'am" (Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1903); "Ephrajim ben Schemarja de Fostât et l'Académie Palestinienne" (Paris, 1904); "Schechters Saadyana" (Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1904); "Fragments de l'Exegèse Biblique de Menahem bar Chelbo" (Warsaw, 1904); "Ibn Hazm über Jüdische Sekten" (London, 1904). He has contributed also numerous articles to the "Monatsschrift," Stade's "Zeitschrift," "Ha-Goren" (Berdychev), "Ha-Ẓefirah" (Warsaw), "Revue des Etudes Juives," and the "Jewish Quarterly Review."

H. R. A. Ki.
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