Mapu, Abraham

(1808-67)
   Lithuanian Hebrew novelist. He worked as a children's tutor and lived in various towns, including Slobodka, Georgenberg, Kovno, Rossyieny and Vilna. His Ahavat Tziyyon is a historical romance set in the period of Hezekiah. In Alyit Tzavua he satirized contemporary Lithuanian Jews. His other novels include Ashmat Shomron and Hozeh Hezyonot.

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  • MAPU, ABRAHAM — (1808–1867), creator of the modern Hebrew novel. One of the principal exponents of the Haskalah movement in Eastern Europe, he is best known for his first and most successful novel Ahavat Ẓiyyon ( The Love of Zion, Vilna, 1853), which represents… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mapu, Abraham — ▪ Lithuanian Jewish author born Jan. 10, 1808, near Kovno, Lithuania, Russian Empire died Oct. 9, 1867, Königsberg, East Prussia [now Kaliningrad, Russia]       author of the first Hebrew novel, Ahavat Ziyyon (1853; Annou: Prince and Peasant), an …   Universalium

  • Abraham Mapu — (* 10. Januar 1808 in Slobodka, einem Vorort von Kaunas; † 9. Oktober 1867 in Königsberg) war ein hebräischer Schriftsteller. Er ist der Schöpfer des modernen hebräischen Romans …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mapu — may refer to: The Popular Unitary Action Movement or MAPU (Spanish: Movimiento de Acción Popular Unitario), a small leftist political party in Chile The Horse stance, a martial arts position, is known as Mapu in the Chinese language Mapu a Vaea… …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Mapu — (1808, Slobodka, Kaunas – 1867, Königsberg, Prussia) was a Lithuanian born Hebrew novelist of the Haskalah ( enlightenment ) movement. His novels later served as a basis for the Zionist movement.As a child, Mapu studied in a cheder where his… …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Mapu — (1808, Slobodka, Kaunas – 1867, Königsberg, Prussia) fue un novelista hebreo nacido en Lituania. Por muchos años, fue un empobrecido e itinerante profesor. Mapu ganó seguridad financiera cuando fue contratado como maestro en una escuela de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mapu — steht für: Abraham Mapu (1808–1867), hebräische Schriftsteller Mapu (Yunxiao), Gemeinde Mapu (马铺乡) des Kreises Yunxiao der Stadt Zhangzhou in der chinesischen Provinz Fujian Die Abkürzung MAPU steht für: Movimiento de Acción Popular Unitaria,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mapu — Mạpu,   Abraham, hebräischer Dichter, * bei Kaunas 30. 12. 1808, ✝ Königsberg (heute Kaliningrad) 10. 10. 1867; schrieb als Erster Romane in hebräischer Sprache, machte das zeitgenössische Leben zum Gegenstand seiner Dichtung und schilderte… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Abraham Mapu — Avraham Mapou Avraham Mapou (1808 1867) est un écrivain et pédagogue juif lituanien, un des créateurs du roman hébraïque moderne. Il s intéressa à la Kabbale et au mysticisme dans sa jeunesse. À 45 ans, il publia son premier et plus célèbre roman …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Abraham Mapu — (1808 1867) Lithuanian author who wrote in Hebrew …   English contemporary dictionary

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