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, positioned within the context of the tradition, literature, and faith of this old Semitic tradition. The Ugaritic language and literature was once a precursor to Canaanite and serves as one in every of our most crucial assets for knowing the previous testomony and the Hebrew language. targeted 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 creation to historic Ugarit, and the advent to a number 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 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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