Albrecht W.J. Wachler: Notes on Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Gesenius

Scope and Content

MS.Add.4495: Notes on Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Gesenius, Der Prophet Iesaia (Leipzig, 1820-1821), made by A.W.J. Wachler, 1828.

MS.Add.4496: Notes on lectures by Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Gesenius on the Book of Job made by A.W. J. Wachler, probably at Halle, 1828.

MS.Add.5121: A.W.J. Wachler, Bemerkungen zur Genesis, 1830. A series of notes on the Book of Genesis based on the lectures of H.F.W. Gesenius as taken down by [ ] Rampoldt, made by A.W.J. Wachler when a theological student at Breslau. On fo. 46: 'Geschlossen 7 Mai 1830 in Breslau'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Albrecht W.J. Wachler, theologian, studied at Breslau.

Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Gesenius (1786-1842), German orientalist and Bible scholar, was born at Nordhausen, Hanover, on 3 February 1786, and studied at Helmstadt and Gttingen. He became professor of theology at Halle in 1811. Gesenius produced Hebrew grammars, lexicons and commentaries. He died at Halle on 23 October 1842.

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Acquisition Information

Presented by W. Aldis Wright, 1910.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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