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Biblische Exegese und hebräische Lexikographie

Das „Hebräisch-deutsche Handwörterbuch“ von Wilhelm Gesenius als Spiegel und Quelle alttestamentlicher und hebräischer Forschung, 200 Jahre nach seiner ersten Auflage

[Biblical Exegesis and Hebrew Lexicography: Wilhelm Gesenius’s “Concise Hebrew-German Dictionary” as a Reflection of and Resource for Old Testament and Hebraic Research 200 Years Following its Initial Publication]

Ed. by Schorch, Stefan / Waschke, Ernst-Joachim

Series:Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 427

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    July 2013
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    Aims and Scope

    This volume aims to examine the history and the impact of Wilhelm Gesenius’s “Concise Hebrew-German Dictionary” in the context of historical research. From the time of its initial publication in 1810 through its most recent 18th edition completed in 2010, the dictionary has been among the most important reference works for scholars in Hebrew language studies, Old Testament biblical studies, and Semitic studies. It has exerted lasting influence on Old Testament biblical exegesis, Hebrew lexicography, and Semitic language studies. The 33 essays in this volume provide a picture of the dictionary's diverse historical interrelationships and impacts.

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    xx, 609 pages
    Type of Publication:
    Wilhelm Gesenius; Old Testament; Hebrew studies; lexicography; Semitic studies
    Academics, Libraries, Institutes

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    Stefan Schorchand Ernst-Joachim Waschke,Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg.

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