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Alexander Murray (1775 — 15 April 1813) was a Scottish linguist and professor of Oriental languages in Edinburgh University (1812)
Total Books: 52
Murray was born at Dunkitterick, Kirkcudbrightshire, and after graduating from Edinburgh University, became parish minister of Urr in his native shire. Amongst his works are his editions of Bruce's Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772 and 1773 (1805; new edition, 1813), wrote for his students Outlines of Oriental philology (1812), and contributed to the Edinburgh Review. After his death appeared his chief work, History of the European Languages, with a memoir and the fragment of an autobiography (two volumes, Edinburgh, 1823).