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  • Feb 13, 2012
  • 04:07 PM

Sheffield's dictionary triumph

Simon Rocker / The Jewish Chronicle Online
What has been billed as the first Dictionary of Classical Hebrew has been completed by a team of scholars based at Sheffield University. "The only dictionaries there have been are of biblical Hebrew," explained the editor of the eight-volume set, David Clines, emeritus professor of biblical studies at Sheffield. "They didn't include the Dead Sea Scrolls or other Hebrew inscriptions that we have now."

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