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Professor Geoffrey Khan FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Hebrew and Aramaic, University of Cambridge, 1993 - 1999
  • Reader in Semitic Philology, University of Cambridge, 1999
  • Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 2012


Studies in Semitic syntax 1988


A grammar of Neo-Aramaic 1999


The early Karaite tradition of Hebrew grammatical thought 2000


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