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Julius Fürst (1805–1873)

Fürst, Julius (fürst). A Polish Oriental scholar; born in Zerkovo, Posen, May 12, 1805; died in Leipsic, Feb. 9, 1873. His origin was Jewish. He obtained a marvelous mastery of the rabbinical literature, utilized in his great ‘History of Jewish General and Literary Culture in Asia,’ and ‘History of Biblical Literature and of Hellenico-Judaic Letters’ (1867–70), etc.