Carpzov, Johann Benedikt, Jr

Carpzov, Johann Benedikt, Jr.

a Protestant theologian of Germany; brother of the preceding, was born at Leipsic, April 24, 1639, where he also studied, as well as at Jena and Strasburg. Besides these universities, he also visited others, and 'hen: he returned to his native: place was appointed, in 1662, preacher at St. Nicholas, in 1665 professor of ethics, in 1668 professor of Hebrew, in 1674 archdeacon, in 1679 pastor of St. Thomas, and in 1684 professor of theology. He died at Leipsic, March 23, 1699. His principal works are, Dissertatio de Nusimiis Mosen Comutum Exhibentibus (Leipsic, 1659): — a Latin translation of the treatise of Maimonides; On the Fasts of the Hebrews, with the text (ibid. 1662): —aid several treatises upon questions of sacred philology, a collection of which. was published (ibid. 1699). He also wrote Introductio in Theologiam Judaicanim (ibid. 1687), and edited Schickard's Jus Regiumn Hebrceorum (ibid. 1674); Tarnov's Prophetae Minores (1688); Lightfoot's Horae Hebraicae et Talmudicae (1684); Lankisch's Deutsche, Hebraische u. Griechische Concordanz (1696); and his father's Hodegeticun (1689). See Herzog, Real-Encyklop. (2nd ed.), s.v.; Winer, Handbuch de theol. Lit. 1, 142, 239; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v. (B. P.)

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