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LINGUIST List 18.3492

Thu Nov 22 2007

Books: Ling&Literature/Historical Ling: Rahmouni, Ford (Trs)

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        1.    Liesbeth Kanis, Divine Epithets in the Ugaritic Alphabetic Texts: Rahmouni, Ford (Trs)


Message 1: Divine Epithets in the Ugaritic Alphabetic Texts: Rahmouni, Ford (Trs)
Date: 11-Oct-2007
From: Liesbeth Kanis <kanisbrill.nl>
Subject: Divine Epithets in the Ugaritic Alphabetic Texts: Rahmouni, Ford (Trs)
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Title: Divine Epithets in the Ugaritic Alphabetic Texts
Series Title: Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1: The Near and Middle East, 93
Published: 2007
Publisher: Brill
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Book URL: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=18&pid=27735

Author: Aicha Rahmouni
Translator: J.N. Ford
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004157699 Pages: 480 Price: Europe EURO 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004157699 Pages: 480 Price: U.S. $ 209.00
Abstract:

This volume comprises an analysis of 112 divine epithets occurring in the
alphabetic cuneiform texts from Ras Shamra and Ras Ibn Hani. It is intended
to encompass all the epithets of the individual Ugaritic deities,
semi-divine, and demonic beings, both good and evil, attested in the
published texts. The epithets are profound expressions of the religious
views of the ancient Ugaritians and their comprehension is essential for
understanding the role, character, and status of the various deities in the
Ugaritic pantheon. Particular attention has been paid to parallel divine
epithets in Akkadian, biblical Hebrew, and classical Arabic.

Readership:

All those interested in Semitic philology and linguistics, Ancient Near
Eastern religion and literature, biblical studies, and history of religion.

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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Ling & Literature

Subject Language(s): Ugaritic (uga)

Written In: English (eng )

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