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The Semitic Languages presents a unique, comprehensive survey of 23 languages from their origins in antiquity to the present day. The volume includes: an introduction to the grammatical traditions, subgrouping and writing systems; individual descriptions of Old Semitic and Modern Semitic; and an overview of each language followed by detail on phonology, morphology, syntax, lexis and dialects.