A Manual of Ugaritic by Pierre Bordreuil

By Pierre Bordreuil

Second printing!
Pierre Bordreuil and Dennis Pardee are of the best-known students doing learn at the language and texts of the traditional urban of Ugarit (modern inform Ras Shamra). This grammar was once first released in French in 2004 in volumes; and Eisenbrauns is happy to make it on hand now in a corrected and up to date model, in a single quantity, with major improvements. as well as together with all the info found in the French variation, this English version incorporates a CD with a whole, hyperlinked PDF model of the grammar.

The booklet encompasses a old advent to the texts and language, the ebook encompasses a comic strip of the grammar of Ugaritic, a bibliography, facsimiles (hand-copies) of a couple of texts, and a thesaurus and textual content concordance--in brief, every thing pupil wishes for entrée into the language. at the CD, as well as the PDF, colour pictures of the entire texts integrated within the publication are supplied. The links to the PDF allow the reader to maneuver simply from the dialogue within the grammar to a replica of a textual content to the colour photograph of the textual content and again back, making the cloth even more available and usable for college students and researchers.

Pierre Bordreuil inaugurated a chair in Ugaritic on the Écoles des langues et civilisations orientales on the Institut catholique de Paris. Dennis Pardee teaches within the Dept. of close to jap Languages and Civilizations on the Oriental Institute of the college of Chicago.

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By Guy Deutscher

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By Keith Langston

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By Mark Vincent, Jaehoon Yeon

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By Rolf H. Bremmer Jr.

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By Tomoko Ishizuka

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