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Title: The Recovery of the Ancient Hebrew Language
Subtitle: An Inaugural Lecture
Written By: David Winton Thomas

Originally published in 1939, this volume contains the text of the inaugural lecture delivered by David Winton Thomas upon his accession to the Regius Professorship of Hebrew in the University of Cambridge on 30 January of that year. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the study of Hebrew or ancient linguistics more generally.

The recovery of the ancient Hebrew language: an inaugural lecture delivered on 30 January 1939.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Hebrew, Ancient
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781107676428
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