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JOHANN GOTTLOB CARPZOV (1679—1767)

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 399 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JOHANN GOTTLOB CARPZOV (1679—1767), grandson of Johann Benedikt, was born at Dresden in 1679. He was educated at Wittenberg, Leipzig and Altdorf, became a learned theologian, and in 1719 was 'appointed professor of Oriental languages at Leipzig. In 1730 he was made superintendent and first pastor at Lubeck. His most important works were the Introductio in libros canonicos bibliorum Veteris Testamenti (1721), Critica sacra V.T. (1728), and Apparatus Historico-criticus Antiquitatum V. Test. (1748). He died at Lubeck on the 7th of April 1767.
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