A winning combination of two historical grammars, this volume includes both Kautzsch’s edition of Gesenius’ Hebrew Grammar and Davidson’s Hebrew Syntax. Together these classic Hebrew resources will be of interest to serious students of Hebrew grammar and those interested in the history of grammatical studies of the language.
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-59333-727-8
Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Nov 13,2008
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 854
The essential reference grammar for any student of classical Hebrew, this work went through 28 German editions and is still recommended by Hebrew instructors as an indispensable tool. Gorgias Press is pleased to include this time-honored guide to the Hebrew language in Gorgias Historical Grammars. Apart from the thorough explanation given to each aspect of grammar and syntax, this volume contains an exhaustive scriptural index which leads the user directly to passages that stand as examples of difficult constructions. A full paradigm of the Hebrew verb is also included. Gesenius’ grammar has set the bar for all subsequent treatments of the subject.
Davidson’s Hebrew Grammar requires no introduction to the student of biblical Hebrew. One of the stalwart classics of the discipline, Davidson’s systematic study of the syntax of Hebrew assured its place among the essential tools for the study of Hebrew since its publication in the 19th century. Bound with Gesenius’ classic reference grammar, this resource will be of interest to any student of Hebrew grammar or to researchers of the history of Hebrew grammars.
Emil Friedrich Kautzsch (1841-1910) studied at the University of Leipzig where he later was appointed to the faculty. He held professorships at the Universities of Basel, Tübingen, and finally, Halle. Kautzsch was also notable one of the founders of the German Palestine Exploration Society. He published other works on Semitic grammar but is best known for his edition of Gesenius’ Grammar.
Andrew Bruce Davidson (1831-1902) began his education at the University of Aberdeen before moving on to the University of Edinburgh, at which he eventually became Professor. Although he wrote several commentaries, he is best known for his grammatical studies of the Hebrew language.