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Ugarit in Retrospect

Fifty Years of Ugarit and Ugaritic

Edited by Gordon D. Young

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$47.50 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-931464-07-2

256 pages
6" × 9"
1981

Ugarit in Retrospect

Fifty Years of Ugarit and Ugaritic

Edited by Gordon D. Young

The proceedings of the international symposium commemorating the 50th anniversary of the discovery of Ras Shamra-Ugarit, held at Madison, Wisconsin, under the auspices of the Middle West Branch of the American Oriental Society, February, 1979.

 

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The proceedings of the international symposium commemorating the 50th anniversary of the discovery of Ras Shamra-Ugarit, held at Madison, Wisconsin, under the auspices of the Middle West Branch of the American Oriental Society, February, 1979.

Acknowledgments

Preface

PART ONE: HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY

Ugarit and the Great Powers MICHAEL C. ASTOUR

Ugarit: A Canaanite Thalassocracy ELISHA LINDER

Les Recentes Decouvertes Epigraphiques a Ras Shamra et a Ras Ibn Hani PIERRE BORDEUIL

Ugarit, Canaan, and Egypt: Some New Epigraphic Evidence from Tel Aphek in Israel DAVID I. OWEN

Some Egyptological Considerations Concerning Ugarit RAPHAEL GIVEON

Excavations at Ras Shamra and Their Place in the Current Archaeological Picture of Ancient Syria RUDOLPH H. DORNEMANN

Ras Shamra: Nouvelles Perspectives des Fouilles JEAN MARGUERON

PART TWO: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

Literary Criticism, Folklore Scholarship, and Ugaritic Literature JACK M. SASSON

Ugarit and the Bible: Progress and Regress in 50 Years of Literary Study P. C. CRAIGIE

Ugaritic and Hebrew Metrics DENNIS PARDEE

The Geographical Setting of the AQHT Story and Its Ramifications BARUCH MARGALIT

The Cult of the Dead at Ugarit MARVIN POPE

PART THREE: UGARIT IN RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT

Ugarit in Retrospect and Prospect CYRUS GORDON

Panel Discussion

Bibliography

General Index

Geographical Names Index

Ancient Personal Names Index

Ugaritic Words and Phrases Index

Ugaritic Texts Cited

Scripture Index

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