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Louis Loewe
Louis Loewe (1809–1888) was a Silesian linguist. Life He was born into a Jewish Jews ( he, יְהוּדִים ISO 259-2ISO The International Organization for Standardization (ISO; ) is an international standard are technical standards developed by international organizations (intergovernmental organizations), suc ... family at Zülz, Prussian Silesia The Province of Silesia (german: Provinz Schlesien; pl, Prowincja Śląska; szl, Prowincyjŏ Ślōnskŏ) was a province A province is almost always an administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , .... After attending Rosenburg Academy and the colleges of Lissa, Nikolsburg Mikulov (; german: Nikolsburg; yi, ניקאלשבורג, ''Nikolshburg'') is a town in Břeclav District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 7,500 inhabitants. The historic centre of Mikulov is well preserved and hi ..., and Presburg Bratislava (, also ; ; fo ...
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Louis Loewe By Michael Angelo Pittatore (1871)
Louis may refer to: * Louis (coin) * Louis (given name), origin and several individuals with this name * Louis (surname) * HMS Louis, HMS ''Louis'', two ships of the Royal Navy * Louis (film), ''Louis'' (film), a 2010 American silent film See also

Derived or associated terms * Lewis (other) * Louie (other) * Luis (other) * Louise (other) * Louisville (other) * Louis Cruise Lines * Louis dressing, for salad * Louis Quinze, design style Associated names * * Chlodwig, the origin of the name Ludwig, which is translated to English as "Louis" * Ladislav and László - names sometimes erroneously associated with "Louis" * Ludovic, Ludwig (other), Ludwig, Ludwick, Ludwik, names sometimes translated to English as "Louis" {{disambiguation ...
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Sir Moses Montefiore
Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Baronet, (24 October 1784 – 28 July 1885) was a British financier and banker, activist, philanthropist and Sheriff of London. Born to an Italian-Jewish family, he donated large sums of money to promote industry, business, economic development, education and health among the Jewish community in the Levant, including the founding of Mishkenot Sha'ananim in 1860, the first settlement outside Jerusalem's walled city. As President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, his correspondence with the British consul in Damascus, Charles Henry Churchill, in 1841–42 is seen as pivotal to the development of Proto-Zionism. Early life Moses Montefiore was born in Leghorn (Livorno in Italian), Grand Duchy of Tuscany, Tuscany, in 1784, to a Sephardic Jewish family based in Great Britain. His grandfather, Moses Vital (Haim) Montefiore, had emigrated from Livorno to London in the 1740s, but retained close contact with the town, then famous ...
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Jerusalem
Jerusalem (; he, יְרוּשָׁלַיִם ; ar, القُدس, ', , (combining the Biblical and common usage Arabic names); grc, Ἱερουσαλήμ/Ἰεροσόλυμα, Hierousalḗm/Hierosóluma; hy, Երուսաղեմ, Erusałēm.) is a city in Western Asia, on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean Sea, Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. It is one of the List of oldest continuously inhabited cities, oldest cities in the world, and is considered Holy city, holy to the three major Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Both Israelis and Palestinians claim Jerusalem as their Capital city, capital, as Israel maintains its primary governmental institutions there and the State of Palestine ultimately foresees it as its seat of power. Neither claim, however, is widely Status of Jerusalem, recognized internationally. Throughout History of Jerusalem, its long history, Jerusalem has been destroyed at least twice, Siege of Jerusalem (di ...
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Numismatic Society
The Royal Numismatic Society (RNS) is a learned society and Charitable organization, charity based in London, United Kingdom which promotes research into all branches of numismatics. Its patron was Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II. Membership Foremost collectors and researchers, both professional and amateur, in the field of numismatics are amongst the fellows of the Society. They must be elected to the Society by the Council. The ''Numismatic Chronicle'' is the annual publication of the Royal Numismatic Society. History The society was founded in 1836 as the Numismatic Society of London and received the title "Royal Numismatic Society" from Edward VII of the United Kingdom, Edward VII by Royal Charter in 1904. The history of the Society was presented as a series of annual Presidential addresses by Robert Carson (numismatist), R.A. Carson – these were published in the Numismatic Chronicle between 1975 and 1978. The fifth and latest instalment was written ...
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Royal Asiatic Society
The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, commonly known as the Royal Asiatic Society (RAS), was established, according to its royal charter of 11 August 1824, to further "the investigation of subjects connected with and for the encouragement of science, literature and the arts in relation to Asia." From its incorporation the society has been a forum, through lectures, its journal, and other publications, for scholarship relating to Asian culture and society of the highest level. It is the United Kingdom's senior learned society in the field of Asian studies. fellows of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Fellows of the society are elected regularly. Fellows include highly accomplished and notable scholars of Asian studies. They are entitled to use the post-nominal letters ''FRAS''.The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations, 2nd edition, Market House Books Ltd and Oxford University Press, 1998, ed. Judy Pearsall, Sara Tulloch et. al., p. 175Debrett' ...
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Willesden
Willesden () is an area of North West London, situated 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Charing Cross. It is historically a parish in the county of Middlesex that was incorporated as the Municipal Borough of Willesden in 1933, and has formed part of the London Borough of Brent in Greater London since 1965. Dollis Hill is also sometimes referred to as being part of Willesden. With its close proximity to affluent neighbourhoods Brondesbury Park, Queen's Park, London, Queen's Park and Kensal Rise, the area surrounding Willesden Green tube station, Willesden Green station has seen increased gentrification in the past several years, with rapidly rising property prices. ''The Daily Telegraph'' called Willesden Green one of London's "new middle class" areas. The area has a population of 44,295 as of 2011 including the Willesden Green, Dollis Hill and Dudden Hill wards. Willesden Green has one of the city's highest Irish people, Irish populations, and is also strongly associated with B ...
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Maida Hill
Maida Vale ( ) is an affluent residential district consisting of the northern part of Paddington in West London, west of St John's Wood and south of Kilburn, London, Kilburn. It is also the name of its main road, on the continuous Edgware Road. Maida Vale is part of the City of Westminster, 3.1 miles (5.0 km) north-west of Charing Cross. It has many late Victorian architecture, Victorian and Edwardian architecture, Edwardian blocks of mansion flats. It covers the BBC Maida Vale Studios. Name The name derives from a pub called ''The Maida'' (the hanging board of which used to show a likeness of John Stuart, Count of Maida, Sir John Stuart, under which was the legend ''Sir John Stuart, the hero of Maida''). The name referenced John Stuart, Count of Maida, General Sir John Stuart, who was made Count of Maida, Calabria, Maida, a town in Calabria, by Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, King Ferdinand IV of Naples and III of Sicily, after victory at the Battle of Maida in 1806. The ...
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Judith Theological College
Judith Lady Montefiore College () is a Judaism, Jewish theological seminary founded in 1869 by Sir Moses Montefiore in memory of his late wife, Lady Judith Montefiore, at Ramsgate, Kent. Though closed in 1985, the College re-opened in London in 2005. Early history The College initially took the form of a ''beth midrash, beit midrash'' attended by elderly men of learning who studied the Talmud there, under the directorship Dr. Louis Loewe, Louis Löwe. The Bevis Marks Synagogue, Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation in London assumed the administration of the College after Montefiore's death in 1885, and the College languished after the death of Löwe in 1888. After Moses Gaster was appointed principal in 1890, the College was re-organized into a modern Yeshiva, rabbinical training college. The former members of the institution were dismissed, and students between the age of 16 and 21 with a Bachelor of Arts, B.A. or comparable university degree were invited to move into the ...
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Wilna
Vilnius ( , ; see also #Etymology and other names, other names) is the capital and List of cities in Lithuania#Cities, largest city of Lithuania, with a population of 588,412 . The population of Vilnius's functional urban area, which stretches beyond the city limits, is estimated at 706,832 (as of 2019), while according to the Vilnius territorial health insurance fund, there were 732,421 permanent inhabitants as of October 2020 in Vilnius city and Vilnius district municipalities combined. Vilnius is in southeastern Lithuania and is the second-largest city in the Baltic states. It is the seat of Lithuania's national government and the Vilnius District Municipality. Vilnius is classified as a Gamma global city according to GaWC studies, and is known for the architecture in its Old Town of Vilnius, Old Town, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Before World War II, Vilnius was one of the largest Jewish centres in Europe. Its Jewish influence has led to its nickname "the ...
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Leadenhall Street
__NOTOC__ Leadenhall Street () is a street in the City of London The City of London is a City status in the United Kingdom, city, Ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial county and local government district that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London. It c .... It is about and links Cornhill in the west to Aldgate Aldgate () was one of the gates in the former defensive wall around the City of London. It gives its name to Aldgate High Street, the first stretch of the A11 road which included the site of the former gate. The locality of ''Aldgate'', the mo ... in the east. It was formerly the start of the A11 road from London to Norwich Norwich () is a city and district of Norfolk Norfolk () is a rural and non-metropolitan county A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposesChambers Dictionary The ''Chambers Dictionary' ..., but that route now starts furt ...
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Sussex Hall
Sussex (), from the Old English ''Sūþsēaxe'' (South Saxons), is a Historic counties of England, historic county in South East England that was formerly an independent medieval Anglo-Saxons, Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Sussex, kingdom. It is bounded to the west by Hampshire, north by Surrey, northeast by Kent, south by the English Channel, and divided for many purposes into the Ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial counties of West Sussex and East Sussex. Brighton and Hove, though part of East Sussex, was made a unitary authority in 1997, and as such, is administered independently of the rest of East Sussex. Brighton and Hove was granted city status in the United Kingdom, City status in 2000. Until then, Chichester was Sussex's only city. The Brighton and Hove built-up area is the 15th largest conurbation in the UK and Brighton and Hove is the most populous city or town in Sussex. Crawley, Worthing and Eastbourne are major towns, each with a population over 100,000. Sus ...
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Galata
Galata is the former name of the Karaköy neighbourhood in Istanbul, which is located at the northern shore of the Golden Horn. The district is connected to the historic Fatih district by several bridges that cross the Golden Horn, most notably the Galata Bridge. The medieval citadel of Galata was a Genoese colonies, colony of the Republic of Genoa between 1273 and 1453. The famous Galata Tower was built by the Genoese in 1348 at the northernmost and highest point of the citadel. Galata is now a quarter within the district of Beyoğlu in Istanbul. Etymology There are several theories concerning the origin of the name ''Galata''. The Greeks believe that the name comes either from ''Galatai'' (meaning "Gauls"), as the Celts, Celtic tribe of Gauls (Galatians (people), Galatians) were thought to have camped here during the Hellenistic period before settling into Galatia in central Anatolia; or from ''galatas'' (meaning "milkman"), as the area was used by shepherds for grazing in ...
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