By T.C. Vriezen, A.S. van der Woude; Translated by Brian Doyle
Historic Israelite and Early Jewish Literature deals greater than easily an creation to the previous testomony (Hebrew Bible). The Hebrew Bible is still not just the first quantitative resource for our wisdom of the literature of historic Israel, it additionally enjoys decisive spiritual and cultural importance for either Judaism and Christianity. even though, elevated curiosity in Early Judaism as successor to the faith of historical Israel and historical past to the recent testomony calls for an advent that courses the reader throughout the maze of Jewish literature courting from the Hellenistic and Early Roman classes. This creation essentially bargains a literary and historical-critical method of the cloth it treats. Given the character of sure historic Israelite inscriptions, the books of the Hebrew bible and the texts of Early Judaism, even though, it comprises a few religio-historical or theological motives the place acceptable. particularly, the literary-historical research present in this quantity underlines the canonical personality of the Hebrew Bible. The e-book concludes with a important appendix that in brief explains technical innovations and exegetical equipment.
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S. Kapelrud, The Ras Shamra Discoveries and the Old Testament, Oxford 1965, E. Jacob, Ras Sjamra-Ugarit en het Oude Testament, Nijkerk 1962, D. Kinet, Ugarit—Geschichte und Kultur einer Stadt in der Umwelt des Alten Testaments (SBS 104), Stuttgart 1981 and G. Saadé, Ougarit: Métropole cananéenne, Beirut 1979. See also A. Curtis, Ugarit (Ras Shamra) (Cities of the Biblical World), Cambridge 1985. Cf. likewise J. Gray, The Legacy of Canaan. The Ras Shamra Texts and their Relevance to the Old Testament (SVT 5), Leiden 19652; O.
12 ANET, pp. 482–483, 623–626. Edition with transcription and translation published in the series “Archives royales de Mari: Textes cunéiformes du Louvre” by ancient israelite literature 29 the central section of the Euphrates, which experienced prosperity during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries BCE. The thousands of clay tablets discovered at the Mari royal palace provide us with interesting information concerning the history of the period, its prevailing social structures and use of personal names.
Aqhat does not accept the goddess’s oﬀer, however, and accuses her of lying since no human being can escape death. Incensed by his rejection Anat gets permission from El to kill Aqhat. Yatpan, one of Anat’s warriors, is transformed by the goddess into an eagle and he murders Aqhat. As a consequence thereof a drought engulfs the land for several years. When Daniel ﬁnally gets to know what happened he turns to Baal for help but the latter is unable to bring Aqhat back from the dead. At the end of the preserved text of the legend we ﬁnd Daniel summoning the spirits of the dead in the hope that with their help he will once again be able to embrace his son.
Ancient Israelite And Early Jewish Literature: Tenth, Completely Revised Edition of Oud-Israëlitische en vroeg-joodse literatuur by T.C. Vriezen, A.S. van der Woude; Translated by Brian Doyle