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German mathematician; born at Hanover in 1759; died at Berlin Dec. 5, 1849. He wrote: "Reshit Limmudim," a text-book of natural science (part i., physics and geography, Berlin, 1789; Brünn, 1796; Cracow, 1820; part ii., natural Philosophy, with additions by Wolf ben Joseph [Joseph Wolf of Dessau], Dessau, 1810; complete ed. Lemberg, 1869); "Shir Ḥatunnah," epithalamium in honor of Judah ben Solomon of Hanover (n.d., n.p.).

  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii. 250;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1624;
  • Zeitlin, Bibl. Post-Mendels. p. 212.
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