From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies

From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies

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This book explains how a form of 'Jewish studies' took root in Protestant universities during the seventeenth century through Johannes Buxtorf's pioneering work and why it fit so well into the curriculum of early modern universities.If a large number of translated texts from the Talmud were further to be added to it as a manual, we should finally be able to ... 200, 3 with the one used by Buxtorf in his talmudic lexicon is correct as his marginalia on ff. ... 154 aquot;Sunt in eo multa Juridica, Medica, Physica, Ethica, Politica, Astronomica, aamp; aliarum scientiarum praeclara documenta, quae istius gentis aamp; temporis historiam mirifice commendant.

Title:From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies
Author:Stephen G. Burnett
Publisher:BRILL - 1996


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