Levy, Reuben

   English orientalist. He was born in Manchester. He was a lecturer in Persian language and literature at Oxford University (1920-3), then (1923-6) taught biblical literature at the Jewish Institute of Religion in New York. He later became professor of Persian at Cambridge University. He edited and translated classical Persian and Arabic texts, wrote textbooks about Persian language and literature, and published studies of Islam.

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