Herbert of Bosham and his Hebrew sources

In twelfth-century England Christian Hebraists such as Herbert of Bosham (died c. 1194) used Jewish interpretations of the Bible to further their understanding of Scripture. For his work on the Psalms he consulted a Jewish scholar, whom he called ‘my grammarian’ (litterator meus), and compared the Hebrew with the Septuagint (Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible).

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