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the sea-god, in the Ugaritic texts.

Khaled Abdulmalik Al-Noori

the sea-god, in the Ugaritic texts.

by Khaled Abdulmalik Al-Noori

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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English


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Manchester thesis (Ph.D.), Department of Middle Eastern Studies.

ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Department of Middle Eastern Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination345p.
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16572624M

Cuneiform texts composed in Akkadian and Ugaritic, dating from c. b.c., contain allusions to Phoen. deities, theology, and ritual found in the pages of the OT, and statements of the Phoen. author Sanchuniathon of Beirut (c. b.c.), which were passed on via the writings of Philo of Byblos to the Christian historian Eusebius. The.   The ancient city of Ugarit was located on the north coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in a place known today by its Arabic name Ras Shamra. Because Ugarit was an international harbor, the city had a complex culture, with many languages and ethnic traditions in its society. The city of Ugarit was destroyed at the.

Yam or Yamm, from the ancient Semitic word meaning "sea," is the name of the Canaanite god of rivers and the sea. Yam was also the deity of the primordial chaos. He represented the power of the tempestuous sea untamed and raging. Also called Nahar ("river") he additionally ruled floods and related disasters.. In West Semitic mythology, Yam was given kingship over the other gods by the chief. Among other things, the Ugaritic texts report in epic detail a battle between the regnant land god, Baal, and the sea god, Yamm. Suddenly, a whole spate of dimly apprehended allusions in Psalms and Job came into focus: an antecedent epic tradition had been assimilated into the recurrent imagery of God's breaking the fury of the elemental sea or.

A Ugaritic liturgical text summoning the Rephaim in fact names "Sidanu" as one of the Rephaim residing in the underworld. In later Jewish myth (cf. 1 Enoch, Jubilees, the Qumran Book of Giants), these divine bestowers of civilization were recast as fallen angels who taught man all the evil aspects of civilization. While the book has the same “feel” as Gilbert’s earlier Satan’s Psy-ops, it is less exegetical and more of a commentary on current events–at least at first. The later chapters are a gold mine of resources in response to Crowley, Jack Parsons (Scientology!), and H.P. Lovecraft.


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the sea-god, in the Ugaritic texts by Khaled Abdulmalik Al-Noori Download PDF EPUB FB2

TSUMURA: Ugaritic Poetry and Habakkuk 3 27 for a literary phenomenon, as in the phrase 'a reference to the myth of the victory of Baal over the sea-god Yamm.' At this stage, it may be helpful to note the fact that scholars have seen the reflection of two or three different versions of the Baal Myth in File Size: KB.

The stele of Baal with Thunderbolt found in the ruins of Ugarit. At and near Canaan. Near, around and at Ugarit. Middle Kingdom of Egypt.

Personal information. Anat, Athtart, Arsay, Tallay, Pidray. Dagan (usual lore) El (some Ugaritic texts) Greek equivalent. Mesopotamian equivalent. Deities of the ancient Near East. Ancient equivalent: Zeus. Basics of Ancient Ugaritic is a teaching grammar of this ancient language, one spoken at the time of Abraham occuring in ancient texts in cuneiform writing.

It begins with the alphabet, and each new lesson builds on the ones before it. It is not, therefore, a synthetic Ugaritic grammar these types of texts often prove to be overwhelming for /5.

Baal, god worshipped in many ancient Middle Eastern communities, especially among the Canaanites, who apparently considered him a fertility deity and one of the most important gods in the pantheon.

As a Semitic common noun baal (Hebrew baʿal) meant “owner” or “lord,” although it could be used more generally; for example, a baal of wings was a winged creature, and, in the plural.

Dagon (Phoenician: 𐤃𐤂𐤍, romanized: Dāgūn; Hebrew: דָּגוֹן ‎ Dāgōn) or Dagan (Sumerian: 𒀭𒁕𒃶, romanized: d da-gan) is an ancient Mesopotamian and ancient Canaanite deity. He appears to have been worshipped as a fertility god in Ebla, Assyria, Ugarit, and among the Amorites.

The Hebrew Bible mentions him as the national god of the Philistines with temples at Ashdod Consort: Shala or Ishara. Among the other gods at Ugarit were Yam, the Sea God, lord of Chaos, and member of the Elohim―the family of El that included the progenitors of the 70 nations of the earth.

This notion survives in the original reading of the 32nd chapter of Deuteronomy as it appears in the Greek Septuagint version of the bible.

He bore the head of a gazelle on his forehead and was an important member of the pantheon of Ugarit though not mentioned in Ugaritic mythological texts. Goddess name "Pidray" Canaanite / Phoenician: Minor fertility goddess. Mentioned in epic creation texts and treaties at Ugarit (Ras S amra) as the first daughter of BAAL.

Basics of Ancient Ugaritic is a teaching grammar of this ancient language, one of vital importance for understanding the wider world and culture surrounding the Old Testament text. It begins with the alphabet, and each new lesson builds on the ones before it.

It is not, therefore, a synthetic Ugaritic grammar—these types of texts often prove to be overwhelming for students/5(13). Baal (Baʿal), was a title and honorific meaning “owner,” “lord” in the Northwest Semitic languages spoken in the Levant during its use among people, it came to be applied to gods.

Scholars previously associated the theonym with solar cults and with a variety of unrelated patron deities, but inscriptions have shown that the name Baʿal was particularly associated with. Stories from Ancient Canaan contains stories found on clay tablets in the city of Ugarit (modern-day Syria) that are thought to be written before the texts of the Bible.

As such, they are helpful for informing us about ancient Canaanite beliefs and culture. The gods present in these stories include Baal, a frequently depicted storm god in the Old Testament, and El, the father of the gods who /5.

Ugarit —Ancient City in the Shadow of Baal. IN THE yearthe plow of a Syrian farmer struck a stone that covered a tomb containing ancient ceramics. He could not have imagined the significance of his discovery. Hearing of this chance find, a French archaeological team led by Claude Schaeffer journeyed to the site the following year.

Ugaritic Literature: A Comprehensive Translation of the Poetic and Prose Texts. Rome: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, Gray, John. The Legacy of Canaan: The Ras Shamra Texts and Their Relevance to the Old Testament. 2nd ed. Leiden: E. Brill, Habel, Norman C. Yahweh Versus Baal: A Conflict of Religious Cultures.

Williams' book is strongest in its simple presentation of the grammar of Ugaritic showings its usefulness for biblical studies. His presentation is very clear compared to many other resources available on Ugaritic that are obscure and difficult to understand/5.

Lotan himself was one of the servants of the sea god Yammu within Ugaritic texts. He is also linked to the serpent “Temtum” who was slain by Hadad according to 16th and 18th century Syrian seals. Within certain early Judaism texts, it is suggested that Leviathan does not.

of Ugaritic in his book El in the Ugaritic Texts etc. The word "ac- quaint" of AV in is better taken with the sense "yield" as in the. shaphel conjugation in Ugaritic. The word "one" of A V in could.

perhaps be the Ugaritic) hd cognate to Hebrew) hz_and the phrase would. mean "He, when he takes hold of a person Pope prefers.

Learn canaanites with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 44 different sets of canaanites flashcards on Quizlet. Baal's objection to the window somehow concerned his three daughters and the sea-god (Yamm), but the text is broken at this point.

(The suggestion that Jer. presents a parallel is mistaken since the Ugaritic text mentions the sea-god and not Death (Mot) in connection with the window.) Baal's house was constructed in an extraordinary fashion.

TSUMURA is the Ugaritic Poetry and Habakkuk 3 27 for a fictional occurrence, as in the expression 'a reference to the myth of the victory of Baal over the sea-god Yamm." At this juncture, it might be supportive to make a note of the fact that scholars have distinguished the manifestation of two or three unlike accounts of the Baal Myth in.

The Book of -JOB is a poem that employs parallelism. The expressions "the morning stars" and "sons of 'AL" are parallel. Hebrew poetry, 'parallelism' often provides the double statement of a single matter.

Likewise for the Ugaritic passage: "The sons of 'AL and "The assembly of the Stars" are a parallelism. There is no direct reference to Yam or the Gemini in these texts, nevertheless it seems that the Greek God Poseidon may correspond to a Phoenician sea-god, and further that the Dioskuri (usually called the Gemini in Latin) also corresponded to Phoenician sea-gods since they are said to have invented boats.

The hippopotamus and crocodile were, however, captured in the ANE. Leviathan, moreover, is said to breathe out fire and smoke (Job –21), strongly suggesting a mythological creature, and Leviathan is elsewhere a mythological sea serpent or dragon in both the Ugaritic texts and the .Presupposing I can jump through all those mental gymnastics - which I wouldn't do as a Rosicrucian, but I digress - this demonstrates the author undertook zero effort to study hebrew or - if he was super interested, Ugaritic, an Amorite language - wherein the first story of the Leviathan appears as Lotan a servant of the sea god Yam defeated by.

It is part of the many remnants in the Bible of the polytheistic origins of Judaism in Canaanite polytheism, the religion of the ancestors of the early Israelites.

In the ancient Ugaritic texts from the coastal Canaanite city of Ugarit, the sky go.