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2 June 1619 Johannes Buxtorf , Christian Hebraist, Attends a Circumcision in Basel #otdimjh

“The circumcision of 1619 is the best known incident in the life of Johannes Buxtorfl. While Buxtorf is clearly an exceptional figure and had unusual opportunities to work closely with Jews, his attendance at the circumcision and its consequences illustrate both the possibilities and … Continue reading

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