Gollancz, Sir Hermann

Gollancz, Sir Hermann gŏl´ənts [key], 1852–1930, English rabbi and authority on Hebrew language and literature. He was professor of Hebrew (1902–24) at University College, London. In 1902 he edited an English version of the Bible for Jewish use. His publications include translations from Hebrew and Aramaic. He was knighted in 1923.

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