By William M. Schniedewind,Joel H. Hunt

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 old Semitic tradition. The Ugaritic language and literature used to be a precursor to Canaanite and serves as considered one of our most vital assets for figuring out the previous testomony and the Hebrew language. certain emphasis is put on contextualization of the Ugaritic language and comparability to historic Hebrew in addition to Akkadian. The booklet starts with a normal creation to historic Ugarit, and the creation to a number of the genres of Ugaritic literature is positioned within the context of this creation. The language is brought through style, starting with prose and letters, continuing to administrative, and eventually 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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