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Title:
Stories from ancient Canaan
Author:
Coogan, Michael David.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Westminster Press, [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
120 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction.--Aqhat.--The healers.--Kirta.--Baal.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780664241841
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Contained on fifteen of the cuneiform tables uncovered at the ancient Canaanite city of Ugarit are the four major oral Ugartic myths of Aqhat , The Healers , Kirta and Baal . Stories from Ancient Canaan is the first to offer a one-volume translation of all four. This accessible book teaches the principal Canaanite religious literature, and will be useful to students of the history of religion, of the Bible, and of comparative literature.