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Christian Hebraists: Renaissance Period
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The first half of the 16th century is considered the blossoming age of Christian Hebraism; the first grammars and lexica of the Hebrew language appeared in print during this period, and the knowledge of the language enjoyed unprecedented popularity among Christian scholars. This…

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Campanini, Saverio, “Christian Hebraists: Renaissance Period”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000171>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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