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Johannes (sometimes Johann) Reuchlin (29 January 1455 - 30 June 1522) was a German humanist and a scholar of Greek and Hebrew. For much of his life, he was at the center of all Greek and Hebrew teaching in Germany. Reuchlin engaged in a long running pamphleteering battle with the anti-Semtic writer Johannes Pfefferkorn.

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Unknown Artist: Portrait of Johannes Reuchlin, Leo Baeck Institute, r 450 Herz R 16 [Portrait C].