Among Christian scholars there was no independent school of Hebraists before the revival of learning.
In the 19th century the greatest name among Hebraists is that of Gesenius, at Halle, whose shorter grammar (of Biblical Hebrew) first published in 1813, is still the standard work, thanks to the ability with which his pupil E.
Hirsch, Early English Hebraists (1899) Book of Essays (London, 1905), deals with Bacon as a Hebraist.
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