Download e-book for iPad: A Primer on Ugaritic: Language, Culture and Literature by William M. Schniedewind,Joel H. Hunt

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 historical Semitic tradition. The Ugaritic language and literature was once a precursor to Canaanite and serves as one in every of our most vital assets for figuring out the outdated testomony and the Hebrew language. specific emphasis is put on contextualization of the Ugaritic language and comparability to historical Hebrew in addition to Akkadian. The ebook starts off with a normal advent to historical Ugarit, and the advent to a number of the genres of Ugaritic literature is put within the context of this advent. The language is brought via style, starting with prose and letters, continuing to administrative, and eventually 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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