Hebrew, Aramaic, and its cognates of Syriac and Chaldee
, as well as
, Hebrew, Syrian, Greek or Latin, no nor the Spanish, French, Italian, or Dutch.
So that--let us say it again--no dying Chaldee
or Greek had higher and holier thoughts than those, whose mysterious shades you saw creeping over the face of poor Queequeg, as he quietly lay in his swaying hammock, and the rolling sea seemed gently rocking him to his final rest, and the ocean's invisible flood-tide lifted him higher and higher towards his destined heaven
His insistence that theologians must know Arabic and Hebrew if they were to converse seriously with Muslims and Jews found official approval when the Council of Vienne (1311-12) established schools for the study of Arabic, Hebrew, Chaldee
and probably Greek, at the universities of Paris, Oxford, Salamanca and Bologna and in the Roman court.
3) In his sermon for Greiffenberg's funeral, Georg Albrecht Hagedorn mentioned that Greiffenberg had also learned Chaldee
, Syriac, Hebrew, and Greek (SW 1:486).
In the Theological Hall, competence in two biblical languages was expected, plus Latin and Chaldee
In its first year of publication writers John Gibson Lockhart, James Hogg, and John Wilson quickly made Blackwood's notorious throughout England with their biblical parody "Translations from an Ancient Chaldee
Neubauer, The Book of Tobit: a Chaldee
Text from a Unique Manuscript in the Bodleian Library with Other Rabbinical Texts, English Translations and the Itala (Oxford, 1878); see PP.
Throughout the volume--in the contents list, headnotes, notes, and index--the 'Leopard' and 'Scorpion' of the Chaldee
Manuscript are conflated into a two-headed monster called John Wilson Lockhart.
In Hebrew mythology, Gabriel is sometimes regarded as the angel of death, the prince of fire and thunder, but more frequently as one of the Deity's chief messengers and the only angel who can speak Syrian and Chaldee
A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: Including the Biblical Chaldee
(Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1865) p.
The inaugural number of October 1817 included several infamous pieces, including the "Translation from an Ancient Chaldee
Manuscript," an account of the magazine's founding that parodied scripture and satirized prominent figures of Edinburgh literary society; a remarkably harsh review of Coleridge's Biographia Literaria; and the first in the notorious series of attacks on the Cockney School of Poetry, aimed initially at Leigh Hunt.
reads "his tongue has not easily disparaged.
With others, he wrote the "Translation from an Ancient Chaldee
Manuscript," which lampooned Scottish celebrities in a parody of Old Testament style, and "On the Cockney School of Poetry," the first of a series of attacks on the English poets John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Complutensian Polyglot The great edition, in six folio volumes, containing the Hebrew and Greek texts, the Septuagint, the Vulgate, and the Chaldee
paraphrase of the Pentateuch, with a Latin translation.