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Zsidók és a világkultúra
The Jews and the World Civilization

Author(s): Lajos Blau
Subject(s): Jewish Thought and Philosophy, History of Judaism
Published by: Múlt és Jövő
Keywords: Hebrew books;Bible and literature;Bible study; angel science; Jewish holiday; Talmud; Jewish history; Rabbinical School
Summary/Abstract: Lajos Blau (April 29, 1861–1936; German: Ludwig Blau) was a Hungarian scholar and publicist born at Putnok, Hungary, and educated at three different yeshibot, among them that of Presburg, and at the Landesrabbinerschule in Budapest (1880-88). He studied philosophy and Orientalia at the Budapest University, received there the degree of Ph.D. cum laude in 1887, and the rabbinical diploma in 1888. In 1887 Blau became teacher of the Talmud at the Landesrabbinerschule, in 1888 substitute, and in 1889 professor of the Bible, the Hebrew and Aramaic languages, and the Talmud. Beginning in 1899 he was also librarian and tutor in Jewish history. He was in 1902 president of the folklore section of the Jewish-Hungarian Literary Society, and editor of the Magyar Zsidó Szemle (Hungarian Jewish Review). He died in 1936.

  • Page Count: 621
  • Publication Year: 1999
  • Language: Hungarian