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An Introduction to Akkadian Literature
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Alan Lenzi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-10 - Publisher: Penn State Press

This book initiates the reader into the study of Akkadian literature from ancient Babylonia and Assyria. With this one relatively short volume, the novice reader will develop the literary competence necessary to read and interpret Akkadian texts in translation and will gain a broad familiarity with the major genres and
Introduction to Akkadian
Language: en
Pages: 106
Authors: Richard I. Caplice, Daniel C. Snell
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop

The present edition of the Introduction to Akkadian is fully revised, and supplied with indices to the Akkadian vocabularies and sign-lists, an English-Akkadian glossary, and a paradigm of the strong verbs. The Introduction is intended as a tool in offering a twelve lessons or one semester course in essential Akkadian
An Introduction to Ugaritic
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: John Huehnergard
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers

Respected linguist John Huehnergard brings his vast knowledge in comparative Semitic linguistics to this introductory Ugaritic grammar. Ugaritic represents better than any other the antecedents of the language and literature of ancient Israel. The Ugaritic letters and texts present a vivid picture of life in a large Levantine city in
An Introduction to the Study of Wisdom Literature
Language: en
Pages: 165
Authors: Stuart Weeks
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-02 - Publisher: A&C Black

An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: C. Hassell Bullock
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-01 - Publisher: Moody Publishers

The poetic books of the Old Testament--Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon--are often called humankind's reach toward God. The other books of the Old Testament picture God's reach toward man through the redemptive story. Yet these five books reveal the very hear of men and women struggling with monumental