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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Massel, Joseph

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Russian Jewish Hebraist born at Ujasin, government of Wilna, 1850. He emigrated to England in the nineties and settled at Manchester, where he opened a printing and publishing office. Massel has translated and published the following works: "Ha-Rokel," a novel, translated from the German (Warsaw, 1886) "Shimshon ha-Gibbor," a translation of Milton's "Samson Agonistes" (Manchester, 1895) "Mi-Kenaf ha-' Areẓ ," original poems, and translations from the English (ib. 1898) "Dibre Aḥ iḳ ar," translation of "Ahikar the Wise " ( ib. 1898) "Yehudah ha-Makkabi," a translation of Longfellow's "Judas Maccabeus" ( ib. 1900). He has published also "Ha-Maḳ helah," a collection of Hebrew poets from 1725 to 1903 (London, 1903).

Bibliography : Zeitlin, Bibl. Post-Mendels. p. 232 Lippe, Osaf ha-Mazkir he-Ḥ adash , p. 260, Vienna, 1899 Jewish Year-Book , 1904.J. A. S. W.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Massel, Joseph'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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