Buxtorf, John James

, either son or nephew to the preceding, was likewise an able orientalist, and succeeded his father in the professorship on his death in 1664, and died in 1704. He made various translations from rabbinical works, and added a supplement % to the “Bibliotheca Rabbinica.” Niceron attributes to him the “Florilegium | Hebraicum,Basil, 1648, 8vo, but he must have been too young at that time for such a work. 1


Dict. Hist.Saxii Onomast. The relationship of the two last Buxtorf* is variously given in our authorities.