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Title page (Augsburg 1613) of Mayr's Greek translation of the catechism of Canisius.

Georg Mayr (Latin Georgius Marius) (1564–1623) was a Bavarian Jesuit priest and Hebrew grammarian. [1]

Mayr spent most of career teaching Hebrew language. His Hebrew grammar (Augsburg, 1616) went through many editions and he published many Hebrew translations. Mayr also published the illustrated version of the catechism of Peter Canisius, and then translations into Greek (Ingolstadt 1595) and Hebrew (1620). [2]

Works

  • Hebrew New Testament, 1620
  • Hebrew Grammar - Institutiones linguae Hebraicae, Augsburg, 1616
  • Fasciculus Sacrarum Litaniarum

References

  1. ^ Biblical and Near Eastern studies: essays in honor of William Sanford La Sor, Gary A. Tuttle - 1978
  2. ^ Petrus Canisius: Reformer der Kirche : Festschrift zum 400. Julius Oswald, Peter Rummel - 1996 "Kardinal Bellarmin selbst schreibt an Georg Mayr SJ (1564-1623), der 1613 die Bilder-Ausgabe des Kleinen Katechismus des Canisius besorgt und ihn auch ins Griechische (Ingolstadt 1595) und Hebräische (Ingolstadt 1620) übertragen hatte,"

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