Letter from Constantin Tischendorf to Williams, of Williams & Norgate, published 24 November 1860
Letter from Lobegott Friedrich Constantin von Tischendorf, 1815-1874, orientalist and Biblical critic, to Williams, of Williams & Norgate, publishers, London, England, and Edinburgh, Scotland
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- Dates of Creation1860
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1815-1874 Lobegott Friedrich Constantin von Tischendorf, orientalist and biblical critic, was born in Legenfeld near Leipzig, Germany, on 18 January 1815 . He was educated at the Plauen Gymnasium (grammar school) in Plauen, Germany, and at the University of Leipzig, where he studied theology, specialising in the New Testament. After travelling through Europe and Asia studying biblical manuscripts, he became Professor for Biblical Palaeography at the University of Leipzig in 1859 . He was ennobled by Tsar Alexander II in 1869 and died in Leipzig on 07 December 1874 . Edmund Sydney Williams, 1817-1891 , publisher, formed the publishing house of Williams & Norgate of Covent Garden, London, England and South Frederick Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, in partnership with Frederick Norgate.
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