Deutsch, Emanuel Oscar Menaheni

Deutsch, Emanuel Oscar Menaheni a Jewish writer, nephew of the foregoing, was born at Neisse, in Silesia, October 28, 1829. He studied at Berlin, and in 1855 was appointed assistant in the library of the British Museum, a position which he held until his death, which took place at Alexandria, in Egypt, May 12, 1873. He was a contributor to Chambers' Encyclopedia, Smith's Dictionary of the Bible, and Kitto's Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature. Besides, he contributed to various periodicals, especially the Quarterly Review, for which he wrote an article entitled, What is the Talmud? (October 1867), which attracted great attention, and was soon translated into other languages. SEE TALMUD, in this Cyclopedia (volume 10, page 172 sq.).. Nineteen of his papers were published after the author's death, under the title Literary Remains (Lond. 1874, reprinted in New York). See Morals, Eminent Israelites of the Nineteenth Century, page 57 sq. (B.P.)

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