The Jewish Encyclopedia; A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day Volume 6

The Jewish Encyclopedia; A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...in Berlin, Leipsic, Hanover, Dresden, and Paris. Henriques has written for Violoncello, piano, and orchestra, among his compositions being "Romance og Capricictto," "Marchen," and "Olaf Tryggvason." The last-named, an overture, has been played in Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Berlin. He has written various songs, including "Melodier i M011" and "I Ny og Nze," and (with Oscar Mudsen) several novels of local color, among which may be mentioned "Vcd Hojen Mast" (1892), "Tjcnestefolk," and "Studentens Glade Liv" (1893). Henriques is musical critic for" Dannebrog " and " Vort Land " of Copenhagen. BIBLIOGRAPHY: C. F. Bricka. Dansk Btograjiak Lexicon. s. F. C. HENRIQUEZ (ENBIQUEZ), ISABELLA: Spanish poetess; lived at Madrid; died after 1680. She distinguished herself in the different academies at Madrid. Isaac (Fernando) Cardoso dedicated to her his work, " Del Color Verde," on the color green, which is the symbol of hope (Madrid, 1634). She openly embraced Judaism, and settled at Amsterdam. It is reported that she distributed amulets alleged to protect against physical harm. D. L. de Barrios quotes a "decima" from her manuscript " Ubras Poeticas. " BIBLIOGRAPHY: D. L. de Barrios. Sol de la Vida. p. 63: idem, Relacion de los Poetas. D. 56; Kayserllmz. Sephardtm. p. HENRY II. or HENRY DE TRAS'1'AMARA: King of Castile; born at Seville in 1383; died in 1379; illegitimate brother of Pedro 1. He was as hostile to the Jews as Pedro had been friendly. His long-cherished hatred of his brother burst forth when a Jew named Jacob, an intimate of the king, praised the latter excessively to Henry. In...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,061g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 123686011X
  • 9781236860118