Buxtorf, Johannes

   1) (1564-1629)
   Swiss Hebraist. He was professor of Hebrew at the University of Basle. He edited Biblia Hebraica Rabbinica (the Hebrew Bible with rabbinic commentaries) and compiled the Bibliotheca Rabbinica (a rabbinic bibliography). He also wrote a Hebrew grammar and a Hebrew and Aramaic lexicon.
   2) (1599-1664)
   Swiss Hebraist, son of Johannes Buxtorf (i). He was professor of Hebrew and biblical exegesis at the University of Basle. He wrote studies of the Hebrew alphabet and Hebrew pronunciation, and translated Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed and Judah ha-Levi's Kuzari into Latin.

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  • BUXTORF, JOHANNES [i]° — BUXTORF, JOHANNES ° (1564–1629), Hebraist, professor of Hebrew at the University of Basle. He was also called the elder, or the father (to distinguish him from his son Johannes Buxtorf II). Buxtorf devoted himself to compiling an edition of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BUXTORF, JOHANNES (II)° — (1599–1664), Hebraist, the son of Johannes Buxtorf I, succeeded his father in the chair of Bible and Hebrew studies at the University of Basle and edited some of his unpublished works. In common with his father, he held the view that the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Johannes Buxtorf — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Buxtorf. Johannes Buxtorf (25 décembre 1564 11 septembre 1629) était un célèbre hébraïsant, appartenant à une famille d orientalistes ; il fut professeur d hébreu à l université de Bâle pendant trente neuf… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Johannes Buxtorf — (December 25 1564 ndash; September 13 1629) was a celebrated Hebraist, member of a family of Orientalists; professor of Hebrew for thirty nine years at Basel and was known by the title, Master of the Rabbis . His massive tome, De Synagoga Judaica …   Wikipedia

  • Johannes Buxtorf II — Johannes Buxtorf the Younger, (August 13 1599 ndash; August 16 1664) was son of the scholar Johannes Buxtorf, and a Protestant Christian Hebraist. Buxtorf was born in Basel, where he also died.Before the age of thirteen he matriculated at the… …   Wikipedia

  • Buxtorf — may refer to: * Johannes Buxtorf (1564 1629) * Johannes Buxtorf II (1599 1664) …   Wikipedia

  • Buxtorf — Buxtorf, 1) Johann, geb. 25. Dez. 1564 zu Kamen in Westfalen, gest. 13. Sept. 1629 in Basel, einer der Begründer der hebräischen und besonders der chaldäischen Studien in Deutschland, studierte zu Marburg, Herborn, Heidelberg, Basel und Genf,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • JOHANNES Mercerus — Uticensis, Occitanus in Gallia Narbon. Francisci Vatabli auditor, Hebraicarum lit. in Acad. Parisiensi Prof. Regius, Obiit A. C. 1570. Vir eruditissimus, Galliarum lumen, parente suo Ioh. dignissimus, Casaub. et Montacutio: Quatuor lingg.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Johannes Buxtorf — Den Namen Johannes bzw. Johann Buxtorf tragen folgende Personen, die als reformierte Theologen und Sprachwissenschaftler tätig waren: Johann Buxtorf der Ältere (1564–1629), reformierter deutsch schweizer Theologe Johann Buxtorf der Jüngere… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Buxtorf — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Andreas Buxtorf (1740 1815), politicien suisse Emanuel Buxtorf (1823 1904), ingénieur français Johannes Buxtorf (1564 1629), linguiste et théologien… …   Wikipédia en Français

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