The Massoreth ha-Massoreth of Elias Levita

We talked about this book on this post:
https://rosariofatima.wordpress.com/2015/01/02/who-is-elias-levita/
“There are two translation of his book. In 1772 the whole book was translated into German by Christian Gottlob Meyer, and in 1867 into English by Christian D. Ginsburg.”

A brief explanation of the English version.

http://www.gorgiaspress.com/bookshop/p-58246-the-massoreth-ha-massoreth-of-elias-levita.aspx

“The Massoreth ha-Massoreth of Elias Levita provides a guide to the traditional marginalia to the Hebrew text of the Old Testament. This comprehensive and exhaustive text includes appendices, such as a mnemonic poem for how often each letter appears in the Bible. Included are column by column translations, as well as a full introduction on the work and the calamitous life of Levita.”

The English version by Christian D. Ginsburg is available on these links:
https://archive.org/details/themassorethhama00ashuuoft
https://archive.org/details/cu31924029276306

MassoretHaMassoret1 English version

As we said before, there is also an older German version, available on these links:
http://reader.digitale-sammlungen.de/resolve/display/bsb10239699.html
http://books.google.com.gt/books?id=D9ZJHAAACAAJ&dq=%22des+Buchs+Massoreth%22&redir_esc=y
https://archive.org/details/uebersetzungdesb00leviuoft

“In 1771 German Bible scholar Johann Salomo Semler (1725-91) produced a German translation of R. Eliyahu Bahur’s (Elias Levita) מסורת המסורת titled Übersetzung des Buchs Massoreth Hamassoreth.(Semler was the editor; the translation itself was done by an apostate Jew called Christian Gottlob Meyer….)”

Source of the commentary: http://onthemainline.blogspot.com/2008/05/german-translation-of-hebrew-book.html

MassoretHaMassoret2 German version

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