Bucher, Samuel Friedrich
Bucher, Samuel Friedrich a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born September 16, 1692, at Rengersdorf, in Lusatia. He studied at Wittenberg, and was appointed professor of antiquities there. In 1726 he was made rector of the public school, but in 1728 he accepted an appointment at Zittau, where he died, May 12, 1765. He wrote, Disp. de Velato Hebraeosum Synaeceo (Wittenberg, 1715): — Disp. de Conicluso Hebrceorum Synaeceo (ibid. 1716): — De Occulta Hebraeorum Sponsa (ibid. eod.): — Antiquitates de Velatis Hebraeorum et Graecorum Foeminis (1717): — Tractatus de Conclusis Hebraeorum Feminis (eod.): — Antiquitates Passionales (1721): — Grammatica Hebraea (1722): — Antiquitates Selectae in Universam Scripturam (volume 1, 1723): — Philosophia prima s.
Metaphysica Dogmatica (eod.): — Thesaurus Orientis (Frankfort, 1725): — Antiquitates Biblica ex Novo Testamento Selectae, Consuetudines, Ritus, Formulas Veterum Examinantes (Wittenberg, 1729). See Steinschneider, Bibliographisches Handbuch, p. 27, s.v.; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v. (B.P.)