Graetz sentence example

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  • The population of the southern part of Mesopotamia - the strip of land enclosed between the Tigris and the Euphrates - was, according to Graetz, mainly Jewish; while the district extending for about 70 m.
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  • This Austrian reformation was so typical of other changes elsewhere, and so expressive of the previous disabilities of the Jews, that, even in this rapid summary, space must be spared for some of the details supplied by Graetz.
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  • He was a precocious child, but, as Graetz points out, his lack of stable character prevented his gifts from maturing.
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  • See Graetz, History of the Jews, vol.
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  • Graetz in his History passes an unfavourable judgment on Holdheim, and there were admittedly grounds for opposition to Holdheim's attitude.
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  • Nathan of Gaza assumed the role of Elijah, the Messiah's forerunner, proclaimed the coming restoration of Israel and the salvation of the world through the bloodless victory of Sabbatai "riding on a lion with a seven-headed dragon in his jaws" (Graetz).
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  • A valuable account is given in particular by Graetz, History of the Jews, vol.
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  • Hirsch, whose enlightened orthodoxy was for a time very attractive to Graetz.
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  • Later on Graetz proceeded to Breslau, where he matriculated in 1842.
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  • Graetz was repelled by Geiger's attitude, and though he subsequently took radical views of the Bible and tradition (which made him an opponent of Hirsch), Graetz remained a life-long foe to reform.
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  • No Jewish book of the 19th century produced such a sensation as this, and Graetz won at a bound the position he still occupies as recognized master of Jewish history.
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  • The History is defective in its lack of objectivity; Graetz's judgments are sometimes biassed, and in particular he lacks sympathy with mysticism.
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  • Graetz passed the remainder of his life in this office; in 1869 he was created professor by the government, and also lectured at the Breslau University.
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  • Graetz attained considerable repute as a biblical critic. He was the author of many bold conjectures as to the date of Ruth, Ecclesiastes, Esther and other biblical books.
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  • His critical edition of the Psalms (1882-1883) was his chief contribution to biblical exegesis, but after his death Professor Bacher edited Graetz's Emendationes to many parts of the Hebrew scriptures.
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  • A full bibliography of Graetz's works is given in the Jewish Quarterly Review, iv.
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  • See Graetz, History of the Jews (English translation), vol.
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  • For Mendelssohn's biography the chief sources are Graetz, History of the Jews, vol.
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  • The reign of Louis the Pious (814-840) was, as Graetz puts it, " a golden era for the Jews of his kingdom, such as they had never enjoyed, and were destined never again to enjoy in Europe " - prior, that is, to the age of Mendelssohn.
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  • Graetz's skill in piecing together detached fragments of information, his vast learning and extraordinary critical acumen, were equalled by his vivid power of presenting personalities.
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