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us: Cross, Frank Moore

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  • Variants

    • us: Ḳros, Franḳ Mur
    • us: Cross, Frank Moore, Jr.
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        Ross, Calif.
    • Death Place

        Rochester, N.Y.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Affiliation Start: 1958
        • Affiliation End: 1992
        • Source: Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 19, 2012
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Bible. O.T.--Criticism, interpretation, etc.
          (lcsh) Semitic languages, Northwest
            (lcsh) Inscriptions, Semitic
              (naf) Dead Sea scrolls
            • Occupation

                Old Testament scholar
                  College teacher
              • Sources

                • found: His Early Hebrew orthography, 1952: t.p. (Frank Moore Cross, Jr.)
                • found: Frank Moore Cross volume, 1999: added t.p. (Franḳ Mur Ḳros [in Heb.])
                • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 19, 2012 (Frank Moore Cross, Jr.; b. July 13, 1921, Ross, Calif.; d. Oct. 17, 2012, Rochester, N.Y.; Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages Emeritus at Harvard University; notable for his work in the interpretation of the Dead Sea Scrolls, his 1973 magnum opus Canaanite myth and Hebrew epic, and his work in Northwest Semitic epigraphy) Oct. 22, 2012 (d. Oct. 16, 2012)
                • found: LC database, Oct. 19, 2012 (hdg.: Cross, Frank Moore; usage: Frank Moore Cross [predominant form], Frank Moore Cross, Jr.)
                • found: New York times WWW site, Oct. 22, 2012 (in obituary published Oct. 19: Frank Moore Cross; b. Frank Moore Cross Jr., July 13, 1921, Ross, Calif. (dropped the Jr. after his father died); d. Tuesday [Oct. 16, 2012], Rochester, aged 91; influential Harvard biblical scholar who specialized in the ancient cultures and languages that helped shape the Hebrew Bible and who played a central role in interpreting the Dead Sea Scrolls)
              • Change Notes

                • 1979-06-08: new
                • 2012-10-22: revised
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