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Oluf Gerhard Tychsen (1734–1815)

Tychsen, Oluf Gerhard (tiċh’sen). A German Orientalist; born at Tondern, Dec. 14, 1734; died at Rostock, Dec. 30, 1815. His greatest work is ‘Leisure Hours at Bützow’ (6 vols., 1766–69), a valuable repertory of Jewish history and erudition. He also wrote: ‘Elements of Arabic’ (1792); ‘Elements of Syriac’ (1793); ‘Syriac Natural Science’ (1795).