Monday, November 5, 2018

Fact of the Day: Hebrew Revival

Hebrew as a written and spoken language died somewhere between the year 200 and 400. It was revived in the 19th century in both forms, and thus became the first real example of a truly revived dead language.  

9 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

Still all greek to me, dead or not.

NanaDiana said...

Another fact I didn't know. Hope you and Daisy have a great week, Adam. Diana

RO said...

That's pretty interesting, and that it came back in the 19th century is pretty amazing. Hugs...RO

Christine said...

Interesting.

Julie Ann Lozada said...

Thanks for sharing. Your facts are always interesting.

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Kirk said...

I wonder where Yiddish (German spiced with Hebrew) fits in to all this.

Martha said...

Wow, that's really interesting!

Jenn said...

I revived a dead language, probably looks great on resumes.

Su-sieee! Mac said...

I wonder if the figures are like letters or like concepts.