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Stories from ancient Canaan

Author: Michael David Coogan; Mark S Smith
Publisher: Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The texts from ancient Ugarit are among the most important modern discoveries for understanding the Bible. For more than thirty years, Stories from Ancient Canaan has been recognized as a highly authoritative and readable presentation of the principal Canaanite myths and epics discovered at Ugarit. This fully revised edition takes into account advances in the reading, understanding, and interpretation of these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Translations
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stories from ancient Canaan.
Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011039963
(OCoLC)748338794
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael David Coogan; Mark S Smith
ISBN: 9781611641622 1611641624
OCLC Number: 810931665
Description: 1 online resource (x, 180 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Aqhat --
The Rephaim --
Kirta --
Baal --
The lovely gods --
El's drinking party.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Michael D. Coogan and Mark S. Smith.

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The texts from ancient Ugarit are among the most important modern discoveries for understanding the Bible. For more than thirty years, Stories from Ancient Canaan has been recognized as a highly  Read more...

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"Two highly regarded scholars of Ugaritic literature provide here a marvelous introduction to the classics of Ugaritic poetry. The translations are careful and authoritative, yet lively and Read more...

 
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