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Grammarians: Medieval Spain
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1. Menaḥem ben Saruq, Dunaš ben Labraṭ, and their disciples

Menaḥem ben Saruq (ca. 920–970) was the first Spanish-Hebrew grammarian. Around 955, the Jewish leader and patron of the arts Ḥasday ibn Šapruṭ asked Menaḥe…

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“Grammarians: Medieval Spain”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 09 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000225>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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