Gaab Johann Friedrich
Gaab Johann Friedrich, a German theologian, was born at Gdppingeme, in Wartemberg, October 10, 1761. In 1792 he became professor extraordinarius, in 1798 professor ordinarius of philosophy at Tubingen; in 1814, librarian of the university; in 1822, general superiatendent, in which office he remained till his death, March 2, 1832. He was a voluminous writer, chiefly in Biblical literature. Among his works are Observationes ad historiam Judaicam (Tub. 1787, 8vo): — Beitrage z. Erklarung des 1, 2, 3 buchen Mosis (Tub. 1776, 8vo): — Das Buch Hiob (Trib. 1809, 8vo): —Erklarung schwerer Stellen Jeremias (Tub. 1824, 8vo): — Handbuch sum philolog. Verstehen der Apocryph. Schriften des A .T. (1818-19, 5 parts): — Dogmengeschichte der alt. Griech. Kirche (Jena, 1790, 8vo): — Programma de Judaeo Immortali (Tub; 1815). — Migne, Biog. Chretienne, s.v.