Hebraist
A Hebraist is a specialist in Jewish, Hebrew and Hebraic studies. Specifically, British and German scholars of the 18th and 19th centuries who were involved in the study of Hebrew language and literat...
Christian Hebraist
A Christian Hebraist is a scholar of Hebrew who comes from a Christian family background/belief, or is a Jewish adherent of Christianity. The main area of study is that commonly known as the Old Testa...
Erasmus Oswald Schreckenfuchs
Erasmus Oswald Schreckenfuchs (1511–1579) was an Austrian humanist, astronomer and Hebraist.
He was born in Merckenstein, near Bad Vöslau in Lower Austria, and studied in Vienna, Ingolstadt and Tü...
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Johann Albrecht Widmannstetter
Johann Albrecht Widmannstetter (1506 in Nellingen/Blaubeuren near Ulm – March 28, 1557 in Regensburg), was a German humanist, orientalist, philologist, and theologian.
Widmannstetter studied law,...
Shabbethai Premsla
Shabbethai Premsla was a Galician philologist and scribe of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries who lived in Przemyśl, Poland, from which his name derives. Premsla was the author of a commentary o...
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Yosef Goldman
Yosef Goldman (born 1942) is a scholar of American Jewish history and the author of the two-volume reference work, Hebrew Printing in America 1735-1926: A History and Annotated Bibliography (2006). Th...
Solomon Almoli
Solomon ben Jacob Almoli was a rabbi, physician and Hebrew author of the sixteenth century; lived in Turkey, probably in Constantinople. As a physician he seems to have enjoyed quite a reputation, but...
Johann Leusden
Johannes Leusden (also called Jan (informal), John (English), or Johann (German)) (26 April 1624 - 30 September 1699) was a Dutch Calvinist theologian and orientalist.Leusden was born in Utrecht. He ...
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Isaac Uziel
Isaac ben Abraham Uziel (d. April 1, 1622, Amsterdam) (Hebrew: יצחק בן אברהם עזיאל) was a Spanish physician, poet and grammarian, born at Fez. At one time he held the position of rabbi at Oran, but l...
Konrad Pellikan
Konrad Pellikan (German: Conrad Kürsner; Latin: Conradus Pellicanus; sometimes anglicized as Conrad Pellican; January 8, 1478, Rouffach in Alsace – May 6, 1556, Zurich) was a German Protes...
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Paul de Lagarde
Paul Anton de Lagarde (2 November 1827 – 22 December 1891) was a German polymath, biblical scholar and orientalist. He has been cited as one of the greatest orientalists of the 19th century. He is als...
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Aron Freimann
Aron Freimann (born 5 August 1871, at Filehne, Posen– d. 6 June 1948, at New York City) was a German librarian and historian. He was the son of Israel Meïr Freimann, and grandson, on his mother's side...
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William Guise
William Guise (Guilelmus Guisius) (c.1653–1683), was an English orientalist.
He went to Oriel College, Oxford at age 16. He was Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford from 1674 to 1680, being granted...
Daniel Guilford Wait
Daniel Guilford Wait (1789–1850) was an English clergyman, Hebrew scholar and religious writer.
He was the son of Daniel Wait of Bristol. He matriculated from University College, Oxford, on 20 Oc...
Julius Fürst
Julius Fürst ([fʏɐ̯st]; 12 May 1805, Zerkowo, South Prussia – 9 February 1873, Leipzig), was a Jewish German orientalist. Fürst was a distinguished scholar of Semitic languages and literature. During ...
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Ramón Martí
Ramón Martí was a 13th-century Catalan Dominican friar and theologian. He is remembered for his polemic work Pugio Fidei (c. 1280). In 1250 he was one of eight friars appointed to make a study of orie...
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August Wünsche
Karl August Wünsche (August 22, 1838, Hainewalde bei Zittau - November 15, 1912, Dresden) was a German Christian Hebraist.He devoted his attention almost exclusively to rabbinic literature. After comp...
Joseph Zedner
Joseph Zedner (February 10, 1804, Gross-Glogau – October 10, 1871, Berlin) was a German Jewish bibliographer and librarian.After completing his education, he acted as teacher in the Jewish school in S...
Edmund Castell
Edmund Castell (1606–1686) was an English orientalist.He was born at Tadlow, in Cambridgeshire. At the age of fifteen he entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge, gaining his BA in 1624-5 and his MA in 162...
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Whitlock Nicoll
Whitlock Nicoll or Nicholl (1786–1838) was an English physician. Known in his lifetime as a medical and theological writer, he was also responsible in his capacity as physician to Michael Faraday for ...
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Johann Christoph Wagenseil
Johann Christoph Wagenseil (November 26, 1633 - October 9, 1705) was a German Christian Hebraist.
Wagenseil was born in Nuremberg. In 1667 he was made professor of history at Altdorf, and was prof...
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Gilbert Burnet
Gilbert Burnet (18 September 1643 – 17 March 1715) was a Scottish theologian and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury. He was fluent in Dutch, French, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Burnet was respected as a...
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