Klein, Shemuel

(1886-1940)
   Hungarian historian and geographer of Palestine. He served as a rabbi in Dolnja Tuzla, Bosnia (1909-13), and Ersekujvar (1913-28). In 1929 he became professor of historical topography of Palestine at the Hebrew University. In his writings he used the Talmud and midrash as primary sources of information on the country's topography and the history of its settlement.

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