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By Gregorio del Olmo Lete,Ignacio Márquez Rowe

ISBN-10: 1614516278

ISBN-13: 9781614516279

Ugaritic literary and formality stories have usually overlooked or maybe neglected the Akkadian fabric from an identical documents, which might be used as a body of reference for the Ugaritic texts. the purpose of this paintings is to supply a finished learn of the consonantal (Ugaritic) in addition to the syllabic (Akkadian) incantation and anti-witchcraft texts from Ras Shamra as a unified corpus. those texts, facing imminent hazards (mainly snakebites) and witchcraft assaults, are positioned within the context of historic close to jap magic literature. A dialogue of basic issues, together with magic and faith, the Ugaritic gods of magic, and the definition of incantation, is through a brand new collation and translation of the Akkadian texts, in addition to new photographic fabric for either sequence. the main target of this booklet is the shut examining of the consonantal texts within the context of the a lot better and higher analyzed corpus of Akkadian magic literature.

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