Petermann, Julius Heinrich, Dd
Petermann, Julius Heinrich, D.D.
a famous German Orientalist, was born at Glanchau, August 12, 1801. In 1837 he was professor of Oriental literature at, Berlin, from 1852 to 1855 he travelled through Asia Minor and Persia, in 1867 and 1868 through Palestine and Syria. He died in June, 1876. Besides his contributions to different periodicals and cyclopaedias, he published, Grammatica Lingua Ameniacae (Berlin, 1837): — De Ostikasnis, Arabicis, Arsneniae Gubernatoribus (1840): — Beitrage zu eiser Geschichte der neuesten Reformen des Osmanischen Reichs (1842): — Pauli Epistola ad Philemonesm. etc. (1844): Porta Linrsarum Orientalium (1864-72, 5 volumes): — Reise in den Orient (2d ed. Leipsic, 1865, 2 volumes): — Liber Magnus Vulgo Liber Adamsi Appellatus (1867): — Pentateuchus Samaritanus (Berlin, 1872 sq., 3 volumes). (B.P.).