Ugaritic narrative poetry

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Scholars Press, 1997 - Foreign Language Study - 265 pages
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User Review  - Darrol - LibraryThing

This is an initial reading of the translations; I did not read every word of the apparatus. The importance of this word from the other side of our argument between Yahweh and Baal cannot be overestimated. Read full review

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A collection of three major poetic, mythological epics of the Canaanite kingdom of Ugarit in high quality transliteration and translation: Kirta, Aqhat, and the Baal Cycle. Translator’s notes are ... Read full review

Contents

KIRTA
9
AQHAT
49
HI BAAL
81
Third Tablet
105
Fourth Tablet
119
Fifth Tablet
141
Sixth Tablet
151
Variant Version
177
Second Tablet
199
Third Tablet
201
The Birth of the Gracious Gods
205
The Betrothal of Yarikh and NikkalIb
215
The Mare and Horon
219
CAT 1 96
224
Concordances
229
Bibliography
231

Variant Version
179
SHORTER TEXTS
181
A Birth
186
The Wilderness
188
The Binding of a Monster
192
Els Divine Feast
193
The Rapiuma
196
First Tablet
197
Glossary
246
Deities and Other Extraordinary Beings
253
Personal Names
255
Places
256
Subjects
257
References to the Bible and Pseudepigrapha
263
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About the author (1997)

Mark S. Smith is Skirball Professor of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at New York University. His publications include The Pilgrimage Pattern in Exodus (1997), The Ugaritic Baal Cycle (1994), The Early History of God (1990), as well as several other books on the Hebrew Bible, the Dead Sea
Scrolls, and West Semitic mythology and literature.

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