Babel, Isaac

   Ukrainian writer. He was born in Odessa. He served on the Romanian front after the Russian Revolution. From 1923 he devoted himself to literature and many of his stories contain Jewish themes. He was arrested and disap-peared in 1939. His writings include Red Cavalry, Collected Stories and The Lonely Years, 1925-1939.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • BABEL, ISAAC EMMANUILOVICH — (1894–1940), Russian writer. He was born in Odessa, then the center of Yiddish as well as Hebrew literature (both Mendele and Bialik lived there), of Jewish communal and political life (Odessa was, simultaneously, the center of Zionist and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Babel, Isaac Emmanuilovich — (1894–1941)    Russian writer. Babel was given a traditional Jewish education in his home town of Odessa. With the Russian Revolution, he joined the armed forces and spent some time as a political commissar with the Cossack cavalry on the Polish… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Isaac babel — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Babel. Isaac Babel Isaac Babel (en russe : Исаак Эмм …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Babel — ● Babel nom féminin Tour de Babel ou Babel, lieu où l on parle un grand nombre de langues différentes ; endroit où règne une grande confusion, où tout le monde parle sans pouvoir s entendre. ● Babel (expressions) nom féminin Tour de Babel ou… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Isaac Babel — Infobox Writer name = Isaac Babel imagesize = 150px caption = pseudonym = birthdate = OldStyleDate|13 July|1894|1 July birthplace = Odessa, Russian Empire deathdate = death date|1940|1|27|mf=y (aged 45) deathplace = Butyrka prison, Moscow, USSR… …   Wikipedia

  • Isaac Babel — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Babel. Isaac Babel Isaac Babel (en russe : Исаак Эммануилович Бабель) est un écrivain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Babel (disambiguation) — Babel is the name used in the Hebrew Bible for the city of Babylon. The Babil Governorate in Iraq (named after Babylon) is sometimes transliterated as Babel .Babel may also refer to:In literature:* Babel (newspaper), an Iraqi newspaper * Babel… …   Wikipedia

  • BABEL (I.) — Né le 13 juillet 1894 à Odessa dans une famille juive aisée, Isaac Babel étudie à l’École de commerce d’Odessa, tout en recevant parallèlement une éducation religieuse juive; il lit le yiddish et acquiert en outre une bonne maîtrise du français.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Isaac Vorsah — (6. von rechts), 2010 Spielerinformationen Geburtstag 21. Juni 1988 Geburtsort Accra, Ghana …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Isaac (Saint Seiya) — Isaac Personnage de Saint Seiya Logo de …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.