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Ras Shamra mythological texts

James A. Montgomery

Ras Shamra mythological texts

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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

      Testament Book of Proverbs in the context of Ancient Near 'Chapter III of Habakkuk and the Ras Shamra Texts', Biblical & Oriental Studies II: Bible and Ancient Oriental Texts (Jerusalem, ) Cf. 'New Light on the Mythological Background of the Allusion to File Size: KB. Joseph Fontenrose first demonstrated that, whatever their deep origins, at Ugarit Dagon was sometime identified with El, [1] explaining why Dagan, who had an important temple at Ugarit is so neglected in the Ras Shamra mythological texts, where Dagon is mentioned solely in passing as the father of the god Hadad (Ba'al), but Anat, El's daughter. Ugarit, modern Ras Shamra, was an important maritime city situated in northern Syria, fifty nautical m. E of the point of Cyprus. The bay on which it was located was known to the Greeks as Leukos Limen (“White Harbor”), modern Minet el-Beida. During the Bronze Age, copper ore passed through Ugarit en route from Cyprus to Mesopotamia.


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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 Ras Shamra mythological texts book 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 Ras Shamra mythological texts book 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 Ras Shamra mythological texts book 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, Ras Shamra mythological texts book 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. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Ras Shamra Mythological Texts by Zellig S. Harris and James Alan Montgomery (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. There are other texts, of a more ritual character, Ras Shamra mythological texts book 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, Ras Shamra mythological texts book 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 mythological texts book Shamra by René Dussaud and Claude Schaeffer brought to light impressive architectural remains, numerous artifacts, and Ras Shamra mythological texts book written in cuneiform (both alphabetic and syllabic), and the excavators soon were able to 5/5(2).

Ras Shamra, anciently Ugarit, on Ras Shamra mythological texts book 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.

Loren R. Fisher, ed. Ras Shamra parallels: the texts from Ugarit and the Hebrew Bible, 3 Vols. Analecta orientalia: commentationes scientificae de rebus orientis anti 50 & Rome: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, Joseph Fontenrose first demonstrated that, whatever their deep origins, at Ugarit Dagon was sometime identified with El, explaining why Dagan, who had an important temple at Ugarit is so neglected in the Ras Shamra mythological texts, where Dagon is mentioned solely in passing as the father of the god Hadad (Ba'al), but Anat, El's daughter, is Consort: Shala or Ishara.

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.

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 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 vwhere 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. Title: Ras Shamra Parallels: The Texts from Ugarit and the Hebrew Bible, Volume 3 Volume 51 of Analecta Orientalia Volume 51 of Analecta orientalia: commentationes scientificae de.

Archive: "Ras Shamra texts" Tag New Discoveries Concering the Bible and Church History. February 2, by Ben Crowder • A.

Haldar, A. Leaney. Ugarit experienced a very long history. A city was built on the site in the Neolithic period around BC. The oldest written evidence of the city is found in some texts from the nearby city of Ebla written around BC. Many texts discovered at Ugarit revealed an Old Canaanite mythology, which played an important role in the city.

a small group of texts, only nine in number, excavated in a single house in that showed a striking peculiarity: all con-tained mythological material but in forms that differed from the long mythological texts for which Ugarit is famous.

The most striking is a brief story about the great god El becoming drunk at. Book: Ch.V. Select book from A-Z list, enter and the most important mythological texts were discovered there (TO 1). Residential areas. Corpus des tablettes en cunéiformes alphabétiques découvertes à Ras Shamra–Ugarit de à (CTA).

Paris, But the Ras Shamra tablets (ca. B.C.) contain legislation and forms of worship that are similar to those in Leviticus. Studies have shown that the Book of the Covenant (Exod. ) as well as the book of Deuteronomy have striking parallels with the form used in Hittite treaties around B.C.

between a sovereign and his vassal. No, this is a scholar's edition of some of the mythological texts excavated at Ras Shamra (ancient Ugarit) on the coast of Syria, starting in the late There are other translations a lot more user-friendly, like Coogan's Stories from Ancient Canaan and the bilingual Ugaritic Narrative Poetry, /5.

Most prominent of the Canaanite gods, however, was the fertility god Baal, a deity of the sky and of rain and storm. (Jg13) In the Ras Shamra texts, Baal is often called the son of Dagon, though El is also spoken of as his father.

Baal’s sister Anath is shown referring to. A revision of M. Yon's recent book is expected shortly in English under the title The City of Ugarit at Tell Ras Shamra (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, ).

The written sources are surveyed ably by W. van Soldt (Akkadian texts), W. Pitard (Ugaritic texts), and M. Dietrich and W Mayer (Human and Hittite texts), followed by articles on the.

Canaanite myths incorporating such fertility myths are represented in the mythological texts pdf the pdf city of Ugarit (modern Ras Shamra) in northern Syria; though the high god El and his consort are important as the first pair of the pantheon, Baal and his sexually passionate sister-consort are significant in the creation of the world and.

Ancient Origins articles related to Ras Shamra in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page 1 .Sources In addition to works specifically mentioned in the text, the following served as ebook sources on the ancient Near East: I.

Studies and articles in various Issues of the following periodicals: Agyptologische Forschungen (Hamburg-New York). Der Alte Orient (Leipzig). American Journal of Archeology (Concord, N.H.).