Frankfurt: J. Kauffman, 1901. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. IV. 447 + 129 pp. First half of work is a Hebrew-German dictionary and second half if a list of Hebrew abbreviations. Pioneer work on the Aramaic language. Green marble wrapped boards with leather spine. Tipped pages. Ex libris Rabbi Dr. Julian Morgenstern of Hebrew Union College. Heavy abrasion to spine and leather. Some scuffing to boards and age wear to spine. Decorative green marble endpapers. Exterior in fair condition, interior in very good condition. g. Item #18189
Gustaf Hermann Dalman (1855-1941) was a German Protestant theologian and Orientalist.
From 1902 to 1917 Dalman was a first director of the German Evangelist institute for antiquity science in Jerusalem helped to create the Institute for Biblical Land and Antiquity (now called the Gustaf Dalman institute).
Dalman accomplished training courses for young theologians from Germany until 1914. He regularly observed, photographed and documented publications the living conditions of the farmers and Bedouins in Palestine. A multitalented and gifted scholar, author and scientist.