Ferdinand, Philip

Ferdinand, Philip a Jewish convert, was a native of Poland. He was professor of Hebrew at Oxford and Cambridge, instructed the famous Scaliger in the Talmud, and died in 1598. He wrote, קול י8 8י, Haec sunt Verba Dei, in which he treats of the Jewish precepts, laws, feasts, etc. (Canterbury, 1587). See Furst, Bibl. Theol. 1:279; Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. 1, No. 1832; 3, No. 1832;

Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Roi, Die Evangelische Christenheit und die Juden (Karlsruhe, 1884), page 186 sq. (B.P.)

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