Rohling, August

Edité par Paderborn, J. W. Schroder, 1883
Couverture souple
Vendeur Dan Wyman Books, LLC (Brooklyn, NY, Etats-Unis)

Vendeur AbeBooks depuis 31 octobre 2011

Quantité : 1

Acheter D'occasion
Prix: EUR 353,83 Autre devise
Livraison : EUR 0 Vers Etats-Unis Destinations, frais et délais
Ajouter au panier

A propos de cet article

Softcover, 108 pages, 8vo. In German with Hebrew citations. Published during the Rohling-Bloch Affair. Rohling, (1839-1931) , was an "antisemitic polemicist. A fanatical ultramontanist priest from the Rhineland, Rohling published in 1871 his Der Talmudjude (based on J. A. Eisenmenger 's Entdecktes Judenthum) , a collection of deliberately corrupted quotations, imaginary statements, and forgeries against the Talmud. The book appeared in successive editions and became very popular. When Franz Holubek, a leader of the Viennese artisan movement, was sued for inciting a crowd against the Jews (April 4, 1882) , he pleaded not guilty, claiming that he had obtained his information in good faith from the books of Rohling, a full professor at the German University of Prague. Rohling's academic appointments were obtained through the intercession of high Church dignitaries. Holubek's acquittal was a victory for the growing political antisemitism. Rohling and his works acquired further notoriety through the Tiszaeszlar blood libel affair, when Rohling volunteered to testify that Jews required Christian blood for their ceremonies. After Franz Delitzsch , the renowned Protestant Orientalist, had revealed Rohling's ignorance and baseness, Rohling accused Delitzsch of being a Jew and then castigated Adolf Jellinek and Moritz Guedemann as cunning knaves for denying Holubek's charges. Rohling's challenger was Joseph Samuel Bloch who, after repeated sorties against him, published a series of articles in July 1883 under the title, "An Offer to Commit Perjury, " in which he branded Rohling a liar and perjurer. Forced by public opinion to sue Bloch for libel, Rohling enlisted the aid of two antisemites, Brimanus (a Romanian-Jewish renegade who had taught Rohling Hebrew and was author of the scurrilous Der Judenspiegel under the pseudonym "Justus") and Ecker (a convicted forger, priest, and professor at an obscure seminary in Paderborn) . Neither could attend the trial. Bloch recruited the respected Orientalists Theodor Noeldeke and Karl August Wuensche, who completely demolished all Rohling's academic pretenses. Even Paul Lagarde condemned Rohling's works. In 1885, shortly before the trial was due to open, Rohling withdrew his suit after Bloch had collected an immense amount of material against him. He paid the costs of the trial, lost his academic chair, and left the public scene, nevertheless continuing to publish antisemitic tracts. Rohling's Talmudjude was translated into several European languages; E. Drumont wrote the introduction to the French edition. The work continued to be published for more than 50 years, and served as a source for Nazi antisemitic doctrines" (EJ, 2007) . Hinge repair, lightly browned pages, with taped repair at spine. Chipping to edges of cover. Otherwise, very good condition. (BIB-15-29). N° de réf. du libraire 24298

Poser une question au libraire

Détails bibliographiques


Éditeur : Paderborn, J. W. Schroder

Date d'édition : 1883

Reliure : Soft cover

Description de la librairie

Dan Wyman Books is the largest Jewish Antiquarian bookstore in New York, and a leading dealer worldwide. Please stop by when you are in town. Open by appointment most days, but closed on Jewish Holidays. Please visit our homepage at www.DanWymanBooks.com Please contact us with your needs or if you have books to sell. We consistently out-bid our competitors and we make housecalls to buy books!

Visitez la page d?accueil du vendeur

Conditions de vente :

Receive free of charge our monthly book list of unusual out-of-print Jewish,
titles in your e-mail box--days before they are posted on line. E-mail us for
details (no purchase necessary).

All titles are 100% returnable for any reason. U.S. Shipping is free. We accept
payment by check or major credit card (MC/VISA, AMEX, Discover), PayPal or Cash.
Please call or e-mail to hold an item. We reciprocate standard trade terms.

Dan Wyman Books, LLC.
1250 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Pour plus d'information
Conditions de livraison :

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Afficher le catalogue du vendeur

Modes de paiement
acceptés par le vendeur

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Chèque Mandat postal En espèce PayPal Facture Traite bancaire Virement bancaire