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Lexicography: Middle Ages
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Medieval Hebrew lexicography is very rich, not only because of the number of works dedicated to the subject, but also because of their quality and importance. The study of the Hebrew language reached a high level of development in the Middle Ages, especially in Alandalus, where the foundations of the methodology used in modern times were established. In the medieval Islamic world, the study of language occupied the leading…

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Delgado, José Martínez, “Lexicography: Middle Ages”, 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_00000526>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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