BIALOBLOTZKY (Bialloblotzky) CHRISTIAN HEINRICH FRIEDRICH


BIALOBLOTZKY (Bialloblotzky) CHRISTIAN HEINRICH FRIEDRICH
BIALOBLOTZKY (Bialloblotzky), CHRISTIAN HEINRICH FRIEDRICH (1799–1869), hebraist and missionary. Bialoblotzky converted to Christianity as a young man and studied ecclesiastical history and philosophy at Goettingen, where he also was active as preacher. He traveled in Asia and Africa on behalf of different Protestant missions, and after serving as head of a private school in England, became lecturer at the University of Goettingen. Among his published works are Das Biblische Unterrichtswesen (1828); The Chronicles of Joseph b. Joshua Meir the Sephardi (2 vols., 1835–36), a translation with introduction and notes of joseph ha-kohen 's Sefer Divrei ha-Yamim; a Hebrew lexicon, Oẓar ha-Shorashim (Lexicon radicum hebraicarum, 1843), in Hebrew and Latin as well as in Hebrew and English; and Psalms (first book 1846), Hebrew, Greek, and English, as part of Origen's Hexapla. -ADD. BIBLIOGRAPHY: K.H. Voigt, in: F.-W. Bautz (ed.), Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon 15 (1999), 132–42; N.M. Railton, "Transnational Evangelicalism: The Case of Friedrich Bialloblotzky 1799–1869," in: M. Brecht et al. (eds.), Arbeiten zur Geschichte des Pietismus, 41 (2002).

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.


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