Henry Tattam (1789-1868)

HENRY TATTAM (1789-1868)

ِAn English Coptologist. He visited and in 1838-1839 to obtain Oriental manuscripts and brought back a considerable number of and antiquities. He was one of the pioneers of in England and probably the most distinguished figure in the field at that time. He published many important works, especially A Compendious Grammar of the as Contained in the Coptic and Sahidic Dialects (London, 1830).


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