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Aaron Rubin

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Aaron Rubin
Aaron Rubin
Professor of Jewish Studies, Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, and Linguistics
221 Weaver Building

Biography

Professor Rubin teaches courses on Biblical Hebrew, biblical literature, and, when in demand, Arabic, Aramaic, Comparative Semitics, and Yiddish. He conducts research and has published on all periods of Hebrew, Aramaic, Modern South Arabian, Ethiopic, Comparative Semitic linguistics, and Jewish languages. He has published numerous articles and eight monographs, including A Brief Introduction to the Semitic Languages (Gorgias, 2010), Omani Mehri: A New Grammar with Texts (Brill, 2018), and Jewish Languages from A to Z (Routledge, 2021). He has also edited four books, mostly recently the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (4 vols, Brill, 2013) and the Handbook of Jewish Languages (Brill, 2016).