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Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
September 2016 News
An American Orientalist: the Life and Legacy of Edward E. Salisbury (1814-1901)
September 16, 2016
In 1841 the Yale Corporation appointed alumnus Edward Elbridge Salisbury (class of 1832) as professor of Arabic and Sanskrit languages and literature, the first such position in the Americas. This exhibit marks the 175th...