HARTOG, LEVIE DE

HARTOG, LEVIE DE (1835–1918), jurist and Orientalist. Born at Gorinchem, Holland, he was professor of public law at the University of Amsterdam from 1877 to 1906, and served from 1887 on the board of trustees of the Nederlands Israëlietisch Seminarium, the Jewish theological seminary of Amsterdam. Hartog published a textbook on Dutch public law, collated the Leiden manuscripts for M. Steinschneider's Alfabeta de-Ben-Sira (Berlin, 1858), and wrote a biography in Dutch of his teacher of Oriental languages, R.P. Dozy. (Frederik Jacob Hirsch)

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

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