Queens’ Semitic Language Scholars through the Ages (contd.)
Title page, from: George Phillips, The Elements of Syriac Grammar, Cambridge, 1837
Centuries later, George Phillips, a renowned Syriac scholar, was President of Queens’ from 1857 to 1892. His Syriac grammar is still studied today, and was written while he was a tutor at Queens’. This copy on display was given to the Library by Phillips.