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By William M. Schniedewind,Joel H. Hunt

ISBN-10: 0521704936

ISBN-13: 9780521704939

ISBN-10: 0521879337

ISBN-13: 9780521879330

A Primer on Ugaritic is an creation to the language of the traditional urban of Ugarit, a urban that flourished within the moment millennium BCE at the Lebanese coast, put within the context of the tradition, literature, and faith of this historical Semitic tradition. The Ugaritic language and literature used to be a precursor to Canaanite and serves as considered one of our most crucial assets for realizing the previous testomony and the Hebrew language. specified emphasis is put on contextualization of the Ugaritic language and comparability to historical Hebrew in addition to Akkadian. The ebook starts off with a common advent to historical Ugarit, and the advent to many of the genres of Ugaritic literature is put within the context of this creation. The language is brought by way of style, starting with prose and letters, continuing to administrative, and at last introducing the vintage examples of Ugaritic epic. A precis of the grammar, a thesaurus, and a bibliography around out the volume.

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