A Primer on Ugaritic: Language, Culture and Literature by William M. Schniedewind,Joel H. Hunt PDF

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 advent 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 old Semitic tradition. The Ugaritic language and literature used to be a precursor to Canaanite and serves as certainly one of our most crucial assets for realizing the outdated testomony and the Hebrew language. unique emphasis is put on contextualization of the Ugaritic language and comparability to old Hebrew in addition to Akkadian. The e-book starts off with a normal advent to old Ugarit, and the creation to a few of the genres of Ugaritic literature is put within the context of this advent. The language is brought through 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 word list, and a bibliography around out the volume.

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