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British Academy Fellows

Record for: GORDON, Professor Robert

Post: Emeritus Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge

Specialisms: The Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament: the ancient near eastern context; the Hebrew text & the ancient versions; exegesis and theology; the HB/OT in Jewish & Christian tradition

Principal publications:
'Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela'쳌: Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian period (co-ed. with H. M. Barstad), Eisenbrauns, 2013
The God of Israel (ed.), Cambridge University Press, 2007
Hebrew Bible and Ancient Versions, Ashgate, 2006
Holy Land, Holy City: Sacred Geography and the Interpretation of the Bible, Paternoster, 2004
The Old Testament in Syriac according to the Peshitta Version: Chronicles, Brill, Leiden, 1998
Studies in the Targum to the Twelve Prophets: From Nahum to Malachi, Brill, Leiden, 1994

Elected to the Fellowship: 2011 § H2

Website:

http://www.ames.cam.ac.uk/general_info/biographies/hebrew/Gordon.htm