Reland, Hadrian
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(Relandus, Reelant; Hadrianus, Adriaan; Jul 17, 1676, Rijp – Feb 5, 1718, Utrecht) was appointed professor in Harderwijk in 1699 and professor of oriental languages in Utrecht in 1701, from 1703 also for Hebrew antiquities. The works Analecta Rabbinica (1702) and Antiquitates sacrae veterum Hebraeorum (1705) were followed by his main work Palaestina ex monumentis veteribus illustrata (1716), which was compiled almost entirely from ancient sources (part 1: onomastics and geography; patr 2: distances; part 3: lexicon of all place names). De religione Mohammedica (…

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Drecoll, Volker Henning, “Reland, Hadrian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 May 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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