Stories from Ancient Canaan, Second Edition / Edition 2

Stories from Ancient Canaan, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Michael D. Coogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664232426

ISBN-13: 9780664232429

Pub. Date: 03/15/2012

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

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

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Overview

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 stories since 1978. It also includes two additional texts, expanded introductions, and illustrations. Coogan and Smith have collaborated to bring this classic up to date in order to provide accessible and accurate translations of these texts for a new generation of students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664232429
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
03/15/2012
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
540,919
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

The Tablets 3

The Gods and Goddesses of Ugarit 5

Poetry and Language 9

Ugarit and Ancient Israel 13

A Note on This Translation 18

Suggestions for Further Reading 19

A Note on Sources 22

Aqhat 26

Introduction 27

Text 34

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