Sennert, Andreas

Sennert, Andreas a German Orientalist, was born at Wittenberg in 1606, and began the study of the Shemitic languages at the age of ten years. Having completed his education, he visited various universities in Germany and Holland, and in 1638 was appointed professor of Hebrew in his native place, where he died, Dec. 22, 1689. He wrote various philological works, among which are, Compendium Lexici Hebraici (Wittenb. 1664): — Rabbinismus (ibid. 1666): — Grammatica Orientalis. (ibid. 1666): — ῎Ασκημα Γλωττικόν (ibid. 1648). For a more complete list of his works, see Fürst, Bibl. Jud. 3, 312 sq.; Steinschneider, Bibliog. Handbuch, p. 131 sq.; Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. 4, 302; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Générale, s.v.

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