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Greek and Semitic Languages (Early Contacts)
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The first observations on the earliest contacts between Greek and the Semitic languages date back to Samuel Bochart, Wilhelm Gesenius and Ernest Renan. Subsequently, the works of Müller, Muss-Arnolt and the overall survey by Lewy were followed by the research carried out by Meyer and Émilia Masson and then by Michel Masson and Aspesi’s…

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Domenico Silvestri, “Greek and Semitic Languages (Early Contacts)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 05 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000161>
First published online: 2013

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