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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, positioned within the context of the tradition, literature, and faith of this historical Semitic tradition. The Ugaritic language and literature was once a precursor to Canaanite and serves as considered one of our most crucial assets for figuring out the previous testomony and the Hebrew language. particular emphasis is put on contextualization of the Ugaritic language and comparability to historical Hebrew in addition to Akkadian. The e-book starts off with a normal advent to historic Ugarit, and the creation to a number of the genres of Ugaritic literature is positioned within the context of this advent. 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 word list, and a bibliography around out the volume.

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