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Ras Shamra mythological texts

James A. Montgomery

Ras Shamra mythological texts

by James A. Montgomery

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Published by The American philosophical society in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ugarit (Extinct city)
    • Subjects:
    • Inscriptions, Semitic -- Ugarit (Extinct city),
    • Cuneiform inscriptions.,
    • Mythology, Semitic.,
    • Ugarit (Extinct city)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [43]-48.

      Statement[by] James A. Montgomery and Zellig S. Harris.
      SeriesMemoirs of the American philosophical society ... vol. IV, Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ;, v. 4.
      ContributionsHarris, Zellig S. 1909- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPJ3085.R3 M6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 134 p.
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6333080M
      LC Control Number36002726
      OCLC/WorldCa2141892

      Ugarit (; Ugaritic: ʼUgart; Arabic: أُوغَارِيت Ūġārīt or Arabic: أُوجَارِيت Ūǧārīt) was an ancient port city in northern Syria, in the outskirts of modern Latakia, discovered by accident in together with the Ugaritic ruins are often called Ras Shamra after the headland where they lie.. Ugarit had close connections to the Hittite Empire, sent. An account by a local specialist of the discovery of Ugarit at Ras Shamra and the excavations, and an overview of the archaeological and epigraphic discoveries. Contains the most detailed data available on the personnel involved in each of the first thirty-seven campaigns (–), the specific dates of each campaign, and the areas.

        The Violent Goddess - Anat in the Ras Shamra Texts, A.S. Kapelrud, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, TW: mentions of blood, gore and violence Disclaimer: I use the zie/zir pronouns for Anat because Zie appears to me as nonbinary/genderfluid. Likewise I will use "deity" in place of "goddess" or the same reason This is one of the.   In , a farmer accidentally discovered a tomb near the Mediterranean coast of Syria, about 12 km north of the modern seaport of Latakia. Initial excavations at the tell of Ras Shamra by Rene Dussaud and Claude Schaeffer brought to light impressive architectural remains, numerous artifacts, and tablets written in cuneiform (both alphabetic and syllabic), and the/5.

      A Manual of Ugaritic Pierre Bordreuil and Dennis Pardee. Pierre Bordreuil and Dennis Pardee are two of the best-known scholars doing research on the language and texts of the ancient city of Ugarit (modern Tell Ras Shamra). the Ras Shamra texts, II AB viii 7f and I*AB v , where it is said, apparently to Baal: "Descend to the bt hptht of the earth, Count yourself among those who descend into the earth." It is clear that in this passage the bt hptht is an underground or underworld place of some nature. Most scholars have concluded that the cognate Hebrew word.


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Ras Shamra mythological texts by James A. Montgomery Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ashdod, Kadesh–barnea, and the Red Sea3, and claims that "The language of the Ras Shamra tablets actually has a Phoenician – Hebrew vocabulary to the extent that it might well be asserted that Phoenician and Hebrew derive from.

Ugarit (/ ˌ uː ɡ ə ˈ r iː t, ˌ j uː-/; Ugaritic: 𐎜𐎂𐎗𐎚, ʼUgart; Arabic: أُوغَارِيت ‎ Ūġārīt or أُوجَارِيت Ūǧārīt) was an ancient port city in northern Syria, in the outskirts of modern Latakia, discovered by accident in together with the Ugaritic ruins are often called Ras Shamra after the headland where they on: Latakia Governorate, Syria.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Montgomery, James A. (James Alan), Ras Shamra mythological texts. Philadelphia, American philosophical Society.

The Ras Shamra Mythological Texts (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society) [Montgomery, James A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Ras Shamra Mythological Texts (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society)Cited by: 2.

Because of the discovery at Ras Shamra, the evolution of the Hebrew script now can be traced with con-siderable accuracy from about B.C. to modern times (Wright,p. Moreover, as Kelso noted: “The Ugaritic texts, for example, have given us new grammar, vocabulary and syntax, which haveFile Size: 68KB.

The City of Ugarit at Tell Ras Shamra 1st Edition and mythological texts from that era have had a major effect on our understanding of the history of the late 2nd millennium.

However, by that time the site had already seen more than 6, years of occupation, and the data from Ras Shamra–Ugarit thus have become important as a reference Cited by: The cuneiform documents discovered by archaeologists (from onward) at the tell of Ras Shamra in N Syria. The site was a major Canaanite city of the third and second millennia b.c., named Ugarit; the city was destroyed in the early twelfth century b.c.

by invaders akin to the Philistines. The work of excavation, and of the publication and translation of the many documents found, still.

The Ugaritic texts are basic background material for the study of the Bible. Ugaritic is the ancient language of one of Israel’s closest neighbors, the city state of Ras Shamra, located in what is now Syria. Ugaritic is from the same family of languages as Hebrew, Northwest Semitic.

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Free shipping for many products. There are other texts, of a more ritual character, which illuminate the daily practice of religion in ancient Ugarit. As Schaeffer and Virolleaud began to publish more and more of the discoveries at Ras Shamra in the early s, others began to draw out the significance of the discoveries for the study of the Bible.

| RAS SHAMRA (ras sham'ra, Arab. Fennel Head). The modern name of the mound that marks the site of the ancient city of Ugarit, located on the Syrian coast opposite the island of Cyprus. The city, with its port Minet el Beida (White Harbor), was an important commercial center through which passed the trade of Syria and Mesopotamia with Egypt, Cyprus, and.

Ina farmer accidentally discovered a tomb near the Mediterranean coast of Syria, about 12 km north of the modern seaport of Latakia. Initial excavations at the tell of Ras Shamra by René Dussaud and Claude Schaeffer brought to light impressive architectural remains, numerous artifacts, and tablets written in cuneiform (both alphabetic and syllabic), and the excavators soon were able to 5/5(2).

Ras Shamra, anciently Ugarit, on the coast of northern Syria. Two further poems are treated by Montgomery in the Journal of the Amer-ican Oriental Society,The originals of these and other Ras Shamra texts, edited chiefly by C.

Virolleaud, have appeared in 'Syria' since and a large literature of phonetic, grammatical. The Ras Shamra mythological texts / James A. Montgomery and Zellig S. Harris.

Author/Creator: Montgomery, James A. (James Alan), Publication. The author's studies in the Ras Shamra Texts date fromwhen as Blackie Travelling Fellow of Edinburgh University his interest in them was engaged in the library of l'École Biblique de St.

Étienne inJ erusalem. At that time the historical interpretation of certain of the longer texts had not been seriously questioned, and many striking. James Alan Montgomery (J – February 6, ) was an American Episcopal clergyman, Oriental scholar, and biblical scholar who was professor of Old Testament and Semitics (Hebrew and Aramaic), first at the Philadelphia Divinity School, and later, from toat the University of served as president of the American Oriental Society and Society of Biblical Authority control: BNF: cbn (data).

Ras Shamra: see UgaritUgarit, ancient city, capital of the Ugarit kingdom, W Syria, on the Mediterranean coast N of modern Latakia. Although the name of this city was known from Egyptian and Hittite sources, its location and history were a mystery until the accidental discovery () of an ancient.

Click the link for more information. Ras. These outstanding volumes form a bridge between Ugaritic studies and Biblical studies. The Ras Shamra Parallels describe and index features in the Ugaritic tablets that shed some light on the Hebrew Bible. Features indexed include: poetic parallel pairs, professions, institutions, political and foreign affairs, literary genres, place names, words, phrases, flora, fauna, minerals, divine names.

Ina farmer accidentally discovered a tomb near the Mediterranean coast of Syria, about 12 km north of the modern seaport of Latakia. Initial excavations at the tell of Ras Shamra by René Dussaud and Claude Schaeffer brought to light impressive architectural remains, numerous artifacts, and tablets written in cuneiform (both alphabetic and syllabic), and the excavators soon were able to /5(8).

The City of Ugarit at Tell Ras Shamra Yon, Marguerite Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, pp. viii + $ Description: Ina farmer accidentally discovered a tomb near the Mediterranean coast of Syria, about 12 km north of the modern seaport of Latakia.

Initial excavations at the tell of Ras Shamra by René Dussaud and Claude Schaeffer brought to light impressive architectural. The Ras Shamra Mythological Texts 2 copies A critical and exegetical commentary on the Books of Kings (International 2 copies Arabia and the Bible / by James A.

Montgomery 2 copies.Get this from a library! The city of Ugarit at Tell Ras Shamra. [Marguerite Yon] -- "Ina farmer accidentally discovered a tomb near the Mediterranean coast of Syria, about 12 km north of the modern seaport of Latakia.

Initial excavations at the tell of Ras Shamra by Rene.0 Y." A similar case is found at Is. 12 f., where mythological language is inserted into the historical prospect, with an inimi- table alliteration and syntax like instances in the Ras Shamra texts: Ah, the roar of many peoples, like the roar of seas they roar, And clash of nations like clash of mighty waters a-clashing.