Delitzsch, Franz (fränts dāˈlĭch) [key], 1813–90, German Lutheran theologian and Hebraist. He was professor of theology at Rostock from 1846 to 1850, at Erlangen until 1867, and later at Leipzig. He was the author of many commentaries on books of the Bible. His son, Friedrich Delitzsch, 1850–1922, was an Assyrian scholar and author of works on Assyrian language, literature, and history.
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