Graetz, Heinrich

(1817-91)
   German historian and biblical scholar. He was born in Xions, in the district of Posen. He lectured in Jewish history and the Bible at the Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslau; in 1869 he was made an honorary professor at the university there. His multi-volume History of the Jews influenced subsequent Jewish historians.

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  • GRAETZ, HEINRICH — (Hirsch; 1817–1891), Jewish historian and Bible scholar. Graetz was born in Xions (Ksiaz Wielkopolski), Poznan, the son of a butcher. From 1831 to 1836 he went to the yeshivah in Wolstein (now Wolsztyn) near Poznan. At the same time, Graetz… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Graetz, Heinrich — (1817–91)    German Jewish historian. Graetz is chiefly famous for his History of the Jews, published in eleven volumes between 1853 and 1876. It remained the standard work on the subject for several decades. Its tone is often that of a… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Graetz, Heinrich — ▪ German historian born Oct. 31, 1817, Xions, Prussia died Sept. 7, 1891, Munich, Ger.       German author of a major history of the Jews that became the first standard work in the field.       Greatly influenced by his studies with the renowned… …   Universalium

  • Heinrich Hirsch Graetz — Heinrich Graetz, circa 1885 Heinrich Graetz (Heinrich Hirsch Graetz; * 31. Oktober[1] 1817 in Xions, Provinz Posen; † 7. September 1891 in München[2]) war ein deutsch jüdischer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Heinrich Graetz — Heinrich Graetz, circa 1885 Heinrich Graetz (Heinrich Hirsch Graetz; * 31. Oktober[1] 1817 in Xions, Provinz Posen; † 7. September 1891 in München[2]) war …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Heinrich Grätz — Heinrich Graetz Heinrich Graetz Nom de naissance Tzvi Hirsh Graetz Naissance 31 octobre 1817 Décès …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Graetz, Gesch. — Heinrich Graetz Heinrich Graetz Nom de naissance Tzvi Hirsh Graetz Naissance 31 octobre 1817 Décès …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Heinrich Graetz — (October 31, 1817 September 7, 1891) was amongst the first historians to write a comprehensive history of the Jewish people from a Jewish perspective.Born Tzvi Hirsh Graetz to a butcher family in Książ Wielkopolski (Poznań) in Germany (now in… …   Wikipedia

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  • Graetz (homonymie) — Graetz Graetz ou Grätz ou Gratz est un nom de lieu, un nom de famille porté par plusieurs personnalités. En argot internet, gratz ou gz signifie toutes mes félicitations Toponyme Grodzisk Wielkopolski (en allemand Grätz), ville universitaire de… …   Wikipédia en Français

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