"There's such divinity doth hedge a king" : selected essays of Nicolas Wyatt on royal ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament literature (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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"There's such divinity doth hedge a king" : selected essays of Nicolas Wyatt on royal ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament literature

Author: N Wyatt
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Society for Old Testament Study monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents Nicolas Wyatt's discussions of royal ideology, its mythic and ritual expressions and various literary treatments in ancient Israel, viewed from a comparative perspective. The author  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N Wyatt
ISBN: 9781351879569 1351879561 9781351879552 1351879553
OCLC Number: 965444183
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. 'Araunah the Jebusite' and the throne of David --
2. 'Jedidiah' and cognate forms as a title of royal legitimization --
3. Cain's wife --
4. The hollow crown : ambivalent elements in West Semitic royal ideology --
5. Echoes of the king and his ka : an ideological motif in the story of Solomon's birth --
6. When Adam delved : the meaning of Genesis 3:23 --
7. 'Supposing him to be the gardener' (John 20:15) : a study of the paradise motif in John --
8. The meaning of el roi and the mythological dimension of Genesis 16 --
9. The theogony motif in Ugarit and the Bible --
10. The liturgical context of Psalm 19 and its mythical and ritual origins --
11. Ilimilku's ideological programme : Ugaritic royal propaganda, and a Biblical postscript --
12. Arms and the king : the earliest allusions to the Chaoskampf motif and their implications for the interpretation of the Ugaritic and Biblical traditions --
13. Degrees of divinity : some mythical and ritual aspects of West Semitic kingship --
14. Ilimilku the theologian : the ideological roles of Athtar and Baal in KTU 1.1 and 1.6 --
15. Marriage, mayhem and murder : an everyday story of royal folk.
Series Title: Society for Old Testament Study monographs.
Responsibility: Nicolas Wyatt.


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'Over the years Professor Nicolas Wyatt, whose translation of the Ugaritic literary and religious documents is now a standard textbook, has been exploring the ancient near eastern mythological Read more...

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