The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Bacher, Wilhelm

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Bacher, Wilhelm
Edition of 1920. See also Wilhelm Bacher on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

BACHER, bäh'ėr, Wilhelm, Jewish theologian and Orientalist: b. Lipto-Szent-Miklos, Hungary, 1850; d. 1913. He was educated in the universities of Budapest and Breslau and at the Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslau. He was appointed professor in 1877 and in 1912 director of the rabbinical public schools of Budapest. He published ‘Nizamis Leben und Werke’ (1872); ‘Die Agada der Babylonischen Amoräer’ (1878); ‘Die Agada der Sannaiten’ (2 vols., 1889-90); ‘Die Agada der Palästinensiscben Amoräer’ (3 vols., 1892-99); ‘Die Anfänge der Hebräischen Grammatik’ (1895); Ein Herbäisches Wörterbuch aus den Vierzehnten Jahrhundert’ (1900); ‘Die Agada der Tannaiten und Amoräer; Bibektellenregister’ (1902); ‘Aus dem Wörterbuche Tanchum Jeruschalemis’ (1903).