Meier, Ernst Heinrich
Meier, Ernst Heinrich a German Orientalist, was born at Rusbendt, in Schaumburg-Lippe, May 17, 1813. He studied at the University of Tubingen, and was appointed professor there in 1848. He died March 2,1866. Of his writings, the following deserve especial mention: Uebersetzung und Erklarung des Proph. Joel (Tubing. 1840) :-Hebraisches Wurzel worterbuch (Manh. 1845) : — Ueber die Bilditng und Bedeutung des Plural in den sem. und ge-manischen Sprachen (ibid. 1846) :-Die ursp-iingliche Form des Dekalogs (1846):-Commentar zu Jesaia, vol. i (Pforzh. 1850):-Die Form der hebr. Poesie (Tubing. 1853):-Geschichte der poetischen Nationalliteratur der Hebsraer-(ibid. 1856). This last-named work was an attempt to transform the introduction of the Old Test. into a history of the literature of the Hebrews.