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Ugaritic economic tablets : text, translation and notes

Author: Kevin M McGeough; Mark S Smith
Publisher: Leuven ; Walpole, Mass. : Peeters, 2011.
Series: Ancient Near Eastern studies., Supplement ;, 32.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ugaritic Economic Tablets: Text, Translation and Notes provides new translations of more than 800 Late Bronze Age economic texts written in the alphabetic script of the Syrian city of Ugarit. Each translation is accompanied by transliteration as well as commentary, textual notes and up-to-date bibliography. The texts are grouped according to findspot and indexed by both publication numbers and excavation numbers  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin M McGeough; Mark S Smith
ISBN: 9789042922716 9042922710
OCLC Number: 708246343
Notes: Supplement to: Exchange relations at Ugarit, 2007 (Ancient Near Eastern Studies Supplement Series, v. 26).
Description: xxvi, 625 pages ; 31 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Royal palace : western archive --
Royal palace : eastern archive --
Royal palace : central archive --
Royal palace : the so-called 'oven' --
Royal palace : southern archive --
Royal palace : southwestern archive --
Royal palace : individual rooms --
Royal palace : without clear provenance --
The rest of the city --
Ras Ibn Hani and other sites.
Series Title: Ancient Near Eastern studies., Supplement ;, 32.
Responsibility: Kevin M. McGeough ; edited by Mark S. Smith.

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Ugaritic Economic Tablets: Text, Translation and Notes provides new translations of more than 800 Late Bronze Age economic texts written in the alphabetic script of the Syrian city of Ugarit. Each translation is accompanied by transliteration as well as commentary, textual notes and up-to-date bibliography. The texts are grouped according to findspot and indexed by both publication numbers and excavation numbers allowing for easy reference. An extended introduction discusses some of the grammatical and historical problems with interpreting these texts. Produced as a companion volume to McGeough's Exchange Relationships at Ugarit and edited by Mark S. Smith, this volume will be of use to Ugaritic specialists, Near Eastern studies and Biblical scholars, historians of ancient economics, and students new to Ugaritic studies or economic history/anthropology.

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