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Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (4 vols.)
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Hebrew has one of the longest attested histories of any of the world’s languages, with records of its use dating from antiquity until modern times. This resourse gives the reader coverage of Hebrew sources, grammatical features, theoretical linguistic approaches, and more. With over 950 entries and approximately 400 contributing scholars, the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (EHLL) is the authoritative reference work for students and researchers in the fields of Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields. With thematically organized entries and readable synopses of current knowledge, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource for scholars and students of the Hebrew language.

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Key Features

  • Presents scholarly research from Israel, Europe, North America, and Asia
  • Analyzes a wide range of topics in Hebrew linguistics
  • Explores the historical linguistics of the Late Biblical Hebrew

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Individual Titles

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, vol. 1: A–F

  • Editor: Geoffrey Khan
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Pages: 940

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In this four-volume set, the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (EHLL) offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day. It contains overview articles that provide a readable synopsis of current knowledge of the major periods and varieties of the Hebrew language. It is arranged into thematically-organized entries that provide further information on individual topics, such as the Hebrew of various sources (texts, manuscripts, inscriptions, and reading traditions), major grammatical features (phonology, morphology, and syntax), lexicon, script and paleography, and theoretical linguistic approaches.

With over 950 entries and approximately 400 contributing scholars, the EHLL is the authoritative reference work for students and researchers in the fields of Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields. Volume 1 contains articles A–F.

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, vol. 2: G–O

  • Editor: Geoffrey Khan
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Pages: 971

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In this four-volume set, the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (EHLL) offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day. It contains overview articles that provide a readable synopsis of current knowledge of the major periods and varieties of the Hebrew language. It is arranged into thematically-organized entries that provide further information on individual topics, such as the Hebrew of various sources (texts, manuscripts, inscriptions, and reading traditions), major grammatical features (phonology, morphology, and syntax), lexicon, script and paleography, and theoretical linguistic approaches.

With over 950 entries and approximately 400 contributing scholars, the EHLL is the authoritative reference work for students and researchers in the fields of Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields. Volume 2 contains articles G–O.

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, vol. 3: P–Z

  • Editor: Geoffrey Khan
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Pages: 1040

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In this four-volume set, the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (EHLL) offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day. It contains overview articles that provide a readable synopsis of current knowledge of the major periods and varieties of the Hebrew language. It is arranged into thematically-organized entries that provide further information on individual topics, such as the Hebrew of various sources (texts, manuscripts, inscriptions, and reading traditions), major grammatical features (phonology, morphology, and syntax), lexicon, script and paleography, and theoretical linguistic approaches.

With over 950 entries and approximately 400 contributing scholars, the EHLL is the authoritative reference work for students and researchers in the fields of Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields. Volume 3 contains articles P–Z.

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, vol. 4: Index

  • Editor: Geoffrey Khan
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Pages: 113

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In this four-volume set, the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (EHLL) offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day. It contains overview articles that provide a readable synopsis of current knowledge of the major periods and varieties of the Hebrew language. It is arranged into thematically-organized entries that provide further information on individual topics, such as the Hebrew of various sources (texts, manuscripts, inscriptions, and reading traditions), major grammatical features (phonology, morphology, and syntax), lexicon, script and paleography, and theoretical linguistic approaches.

With over 950 entries and approximately 400 contributing scholars, the EHLL is the authoritative reference work for students and researchers in the fields of Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields. Volume 4 contains the index.

About Geoffrey Khan

Geoffrey Khan is Regius Professor of Hebrew at the University of Cambridge. He was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1998 and Honorary Fellow of the Academy of the Hebrew Language in 2011. He was awarded the Lidzbarski Gold Medal for Semitic Philology in 2004. He is the author of several books, including Neo-Aramaic Dialect Studies, The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Urmi, and A Short Introduction to the Tiberian Masoretic Bible and its Reading Tradition.