Willem Surenhuis

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Willem Surenhuis (Surenhuys, Surenhusius) (c.1664 in Rottum - 1729) was a Dutch Christian scholar of Hebrew, known for his Latin translation of the Mishnah, the first of the complete work. It was published from 1698 to 1703. The son of a German-born minister, he studied at the University of Groningen, and later taught in Amsterdam.[1]


  1. Peter van Rooden, The Amsterdam Translation of the Mishnah, p. 257 in William Horbury (editor), Hebrew Study from Ezra to Ben-Yehuda (1999).