Ritual in Narrative: The Dynamics of Feasting, Mourning, and Retaliation Rites in the Ugaritic Tale of Aqhat

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Eisenbrauns, 2001 - Religion - 242 pages
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Contents

1 Daniils First Offering
20
2 The Filial Duties
48
3The Blessing of Daniil
70
4 The Offering to the Kotharat
81
5 The Meal for KotharwaHasis
87
6 The Blessing ofAqhat
94
7 Conclusion to Part 1
97
Infelicitous Feasts and Offerings
99
14 The Messengers and Conjuration of the Vultures
173
15 The Curse on the Locales
182
16 Conclusion to Part 3
191
Renewal and Revenge
199
17 Daniils db and the Blessing ofPughat
200
18 The Wine Service for Yaupan
206
19 Conclusion to Part 4
221
20 General Conclusion
223

8 The Feast with Anat
100
9 Anats Complaint to Il
123
10 Anats Killing ofAqhat
127
11 Conclusion to Part 2
136
Mourning and Retaliation
139
12 Anats Mourning
140
13 Daniils Agricultural Rites
157

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Page x - JANESCU Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society of Columbia University JAOS Journal of the American Oriental Society JBL Journal of Biblical Literature JCS Journal of Cuneiform Studies...
Page 12 - In a very preliminary sense, ritualization is a way of acting that is designed and orchestrated to distinguish and privilege what is being done in comparison to other, usually more quotidian, activities.
Page 9 - prescribed formal behavior for occasions not given over to technological routine, having reference to beliefs in mystical beings or powers.
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Page 32 - See Victor Turner, Dramas, Fields, and Metaphors: Symbolic Action in Human Society (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1974), p. 13; this is also the controlling thesis of my The Lay of the Land, esp. pp. 148-60. 43. "Clitherall Diary,
Page 4 - Irenaeus' identification of the beloved disciple with John of Ephesus we must suppose that the Gospel in the form in which it has come down to us was not published by him at Ephesus but introduced in his name at Ephesus after his death.
Page 9 - For our purposes, we shall understand as „ritual" those conscious and voluntary, repetitious and stylized symbolic bodily actions that are centered on cosmic structures and/or sacred presences.

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