Lebrecht, Firchtegott S

Lebrecht, Firchtegott S.

a Jewish scholar, was born at Memmelsdorf, Bavaria, in 1800. He made his Talmudical studies at the rabbinical seminary in Presburg, Hungary, and his philological at Halle, under Gesenius. In 1832 he went to Berlin, where he died, October 13, 1876. Lebrecht contributed largely to the Literatur-Blatt des Orients (1841-44), and in connection with Biesenthal edited the dictionary of David Kimchi, called Liber Radicum. Besides, he wrote an essay, Handschriffen und erste Ausgaben des babylonischen Talmuds, published in Wissenschafiliche Blatter aus der Veitel Ephraimischen Lehranstalt in Berlin (1862), and Die Stadt Bethelr, in Magazin fur die Wissenschhaft des Judenthums (Berlin, 1876), pages 27-40, 77-93. See Furst, Bibl. Jud. 2:226 sq. (B.P.)

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