Cahen, Samuel

Cahen, Samuel a Jewish writer of France, was born at Metz, Aug. 4,1796. He received his Talmudic education at Mayence. While a private tutor at Verdun he prepared himself for academic honors. In 1822 he accepted the professorship of German in the academy at Versailles, which he soon relinquished for the office of secretary to the celebrated Alphonse de Beauchamp. In 1824 he-was made director of the consistorial school at Paris, where he died, Jan. 8, 1862. He published, Cours de Lecture Hebraiquen Suivi de Plusieurs: Preres, avec Traduction Interlineairne, etc. (Metz, 1824, 1832):La Bible, Traduction Nouvelle, avec l'Hebreu en Regard, Accompagne des Points-voyelles et des Accents Toniques, avec des Notes Philologigue Geographiques, et Litteraires et les.Principales de la Version des Septente et. la Texte Samaritain (1851, 18 vols.); to which Munk, Dukes, Gerson, Levy, and others contributed: Archives Israelites de France, Revue Mensuelle, Historique, Biographique, Bibliographique, et Litteraire (184046). See Furst, Bibl. Jud. i, 139; Morais, Enminent Israelites of the Nineteenth Century (Philad. 1880), p. 27. (B. P.)

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