Elias Hutter

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Elias Hutter (Gorlitz or Ulm 1553-Nuremberg or Frankfurt, c.1605) was a German Hebraist.[1][2]

He studied in Strassburg, and was professor of Hebrew at Leipzig University. His Opus Quadripartitum, or Bible in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and German, was published by David Wolter at Hamburg in 1596.

He also published The Nuremberg Polyglot.

Works

  • Old Testament Via Sancta, sive Biblia sacra Hebraea Veteris Testamenti with an appendix of Psalm 117 in 30 languages
  • Opus Quadripartitum
  • Expanded edition - with the Old Testament as far as the Book of Ruth in six languages, giving in five columns the Chaldee, Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and German versions, while the sixth column presents either the Low German, French, Italian, or Slavic text.
  • Lectiones Evangeliorum et Epistolarum 1601
  • Old Testament Polyglott
  • Alphabet
  • Many copies

References

  • 1. Universal biographical dictionary, John Watkins 1823 (Ulm, 1553-Nuremberg, about 1603)
  • 2. The new Schaff-Herzog encyclopedia of religious knowledge HUTTER, ELIAS: German Biblical scholar; b. at Gorlitz 1553; d. in Augsburg or Frankfort between 1605 and 1609. ... the Old Testament as far as the Book of Ruth in six languages, giving in five columns the Chaldee, Hebrew, Greek, Latin"

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