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DANIEL BOMBERG

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 190 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DANIEL BOMBERG, a famous Christian printer of Hebrew books. His chief activity was in Venice between 1516 and 1549 (the year of his death). Bomberg introduced a new era in Hebrew typography. Among other great enterprises, he published the editio princeps (1516-1517) of the rabbinical Bible (Hebrew text with rabbinical commentaries, &c.). He also produced the first complete edition of the Talmud (1520-1523).
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