Schiller-Szinessy, Solomon Mayer

(1820-90)
   British scholar, of German origin. He was born in Altofen. He had a faculty appointment in Hebrew at Eperjes, where he also served the local community as its rabbi. In 1845 he attacked the Reform resolu-tions brought before the Frankfurt Rabbinical Conference. He was appointed rabbi of Manchester in 1851 and later taught talmudic and rabbinic literature at Cambridge University. His publica-tions include the Catalogue of Hebrew Manuscripts Preserved in the Cambridge University Library.

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  • SCHILLER-SZINESSY, SOLOMON MAYER — (1820–1890), rabbi and scholar. Born in Altofen (Budapest), Schiller received a traditional rabbinic education, attending Hungarian and other institutions, notably the Lutheran College at Eperjes (Presov); he graduated from the University of Jena …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Solomon Mayer Schiller-Szinessy — Solomon Marcus Schiller Szinessy (* 23. Dezember 1820 in Budapest, Ungarn; † 11. März 1890 in Cambridge, Großbritannien), war ein ungarischer Rabbiner und Gelehrter. Er war der erste jüdische Professor an der Universität Cambridge wo er bis zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Solomon Marcus Schiller-Szinessy — Solomon Marcus ou Mayer Schiller Szinessy est un rabbin et universitaire hongrois du XIXe siècle (Budapest, le 23 décembre 1820 Cambridge, le 11 mars 1890. Il est le premier Juif à avoir été nommé professeur à l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Solomon Marcus Schiller-Szinessy — (sometimes Solomon Mayer Schiller Szinessy) (born in Budapest, Hungary, December 23 1820; died at Cambridge, March 111890) was a Hungarian rabbi and academic. He became Reader in rabbinic at the University of Cambridge. He graduated as doctor of… …   Wikipedia

  • Schiller (disambiguation) — Schiller usually refers to:* Friedrich Schiller (1759 1805), German poetIt may also refer to:* Friedrich Schiller University of Jena * Schiller International University * Schiller (crater) * Schiller (band), the German electronica act * Shiller… …   Wikipedia

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