The Ugaritic Texts and the Origins of West-Semitic Literary Composition

Author(s): 
Pardee, Dennis
ISBN: 
9780197264928
Date published: 
December 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£30.00

The three chapters, based on the Schweich Lectures given in 2007, cover the origins of the cuneiform alphabetic writing system developed in Ugarit some time before 1250 BC, the use of alphabetic writing at Ugarit, and a comparison of Ugaritic and Hebrew literatures.