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Sir George Adam Smith

Smith, Sir George Adam, 1856–1942, Scottish biblical scholar and Hebraist, b. Calcutta (now Kolkata), India. He was professor of Old Testament language, literature, and theology in the United Free Church College of Glasgow from 1892 to 1909 and thereafter, until 1935, principal and vice chancellor of the Univ. of Aberdeen. He frequently traveled and lectured in the United States. Smith was knighted in 1916. He is especially noted for his Historical Geography of the Holy Land (2d ed. 1894, repr. 1966 of 1932 ed.).

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