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German writer; born in Hanau 1791; died in Heidelberg 1871. He embraced Christianity and became professor (1824) of Oriental languages at the University of Heidelberg, which position he filled till his death. He wrote: "Die Hebräische Sprache für den Anfang auf Schulen und Akademien" (in two parts, Heidelberg, 1825-28); "Gedichte" (ib. 1825); "Das Schloss im Abendroth" (Carlsruhe, 1828); "Vorreden Meines Vetters" (Heidelberg, 1828). "Liebe und Weisheit" is the title of a volume of selections from his writings (Jena, 1876).

  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 361;
  • Steinschneider, Bibliographisches Handbuch, p. 58;
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus.;
  • Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, p. 374.
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