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Deutsch, Emanuel Oscar Menahem (1829–1873), Semitic scholar and orientalist, was born of Jewish parents in Neisse in Prussian Silesia on 28 October 1829, and at the age of six entered the local Gymnasium. Two years later he was sent to study with his uncle, ...


Moodie, William [pseud. Adam Whyte] (1759–1812), Church of Scotland minister and university teacher, was born on 2 July 1759 in Gartly, Aberdeenshire, the eldest of the seven children of Roger Moodie (d. 1775), parish minister of Gartly and later of Monimail...


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Robertson, James (1714–1795), orientalist and Hebraist, was born in the parish of Cromarty, Scotland. He studied for many years at Leiden University under Jan Jacob Schultens, the celebrated Dutch orientalist, and later became the minister at Cromarty, having been licensed by the presbytery of Edinburgh...