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Moses Mendelssohn

The First English Biography and Translation
  • 928 Pages
  • 2.62 MB
  • English
Thoemmes Continuum
Biography: general, Judaism, Philosophy Of Judaism, Religion, Philosophy, General, Philosophy / General, Judaism - Ge
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11998177M
ISBN 101855069849
ISBN 139781855069848

The era opened by Moses Mendelssohn (–86)—i.e., c.

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to c. —is sometimes called The son of an impoverished scribe called Menachem Mendel Dessau, he was known in Jewry as Moses Dessau but wrote as Mendelssohn, from the Hebrew ben Mendel (“the Son of Mendel”). His own choice of the German Mendelssohn over the Hebrew.

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Moses Mendelssohn was born in Dessau, a city in the state of Anhalt-Dessau in Germany, on September 6, As a child, he suffered from a disease that left him with a curvature of the spine. He was the son of a Torah scribe and his family was poor but learned. He began a traditional Jewish education under David Fraenkel, the rabbi of Dessau.

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