A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

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1.IJohann Wolfgang Goethe, “Anweisung zur teutschhebräischen Sprache” (ca. 1760)2
1.1Title page of Elias Schadeus’ Yiddish translation of five books of the New Testament (Strasbourg 1592) 2525
2.1Title page of Johann Schud’s Jüdische Merckwürdigkeiten (Frankfurt 1714–18) 4343
4.1First page of Paulus Fagius’ Prima quatuor capita Geneseos hebraice (Constance 1543) 6767
4.2First page of the Biblia Pentapla (Wandsbeck and Schiffbeck 1710–12)73
5.1Title page of J.W.’s Jüdischer Sprach-Meister (ca. 1714)91
5.2 Samples of Yiddish handwritten promissory notes: Gottfried Selig, Kurze und gründliche Anleitung zu einer leichten Erlernung der Jüdischdeutschen Sprache (Leipzig 1767) 9696
6.1Title page of Paul Einer's Entdeckter Jüdischer Baldober (Coburg 1758) 107107
7.1Page from Johann Buxtorf’s tutorial chapter on Yiddish in his Thesaurus grammaticus linguae sanctae hebraeae (Basel 1609)130
8.1Title page of Christian Moller’s Yiddish translation of the New Testament (Frankfurt/Oder 1700)160
8.2Title pages of Caspar Calvör’s missionary tract Gloria Christi (Leipzig 1710)161
8.3First page of Caspar Calvör’s Gloria Christi (Leipzig 1710)165

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