Scheftelowitz, I. or J.

Harry Falk falk at ZEDAT.FU-BERLIN.DE
Tue Nov 25 18:40:15 UTC 1997

the personal name is Isidor, so I is correct in all cases. The j
is but a typographical variant with some typesetters. Even now there
are some regions in Germany where intial capital I... comes in the shape
of J.
Harry Falk
> >From Muneo Tokunaga,
> Does anyone tell me why Scheftelowitz uses I. in
> some of his works and J. in others as the
> initial of his personal name?
> After handing the draft of a new critical edition of the
> BRhaddevatA to the publisher, I am still annoyed by
> this question. Sounds funny? but serious to me to make
> the description in Bibliography perfect.
> Thank you in advance.
>                            Muneo Tokunaga, Kyoto

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