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A major contribution to Ugaritic scholarship, The Goddess Anath--Cassuto's work on Canaanite Epics of the Patriarchal Age--is a classic authored by one of the greatest Bible scholars.

C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x IX TRANSLATOR’S FOREWORD Prof. S. E. Loewenstamm, a former pupil of Cassuto, and today a distinguished Ugaritic scholar, was a tower of strength to the translator. He read the entire translation in manuscript and helped by his scholarly advice to assure scientific accuracy of the rendering. My appreciative thanks are also due to Dr. Spitzer for his author-itative guidance in all typographical matters, and to Mr. Alex Berlyne for his expert assistance with the reproduction of photo-graphic plates, tablets, and diagrams. To Mr. Silas S. Perry, who with characteristic graciousness en-couraged me to undertake the task, to the Biblical Committee of the Perry Foundation, who lent their imprimatur to the project, and to Mr. Toren, Director of the Magnes Press, who took a special inter-est in the work, I feel especially indebted. Finally I wish to acknowledge, with thanks, the kind courtesy of the Bialik Institute, which published the original Hebrew edition, for giving its ready consent to the present English version, and to thank the Central Press for the patient care it gave to the printing and pro-duction of the book. ISRAEL ABRAHAMS Jerusalem Tebet 5731 January 1971

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Front MatterGoddess Anath, carvingTitle PageCopyright PageTranslator's ForewordAbbreviationsContentsPrefaceINTRODUCTIONTHE TEXTSPreliminary NotesI. Tablet V AB (Tablet of the Goddess Anath)Description of the TabletUgaritic original in transliteration and Hebrew and English translationsCommentaryII. Tablet VI ABDescription of the TabletUgaritic original in transliteration and Hebrew and English translationsCommentaryIII. The Parallel FragmentsDescription of the FragmentsFirst FragmentSecond FragmentINDEXESA. Biblical texts interpretedB. Ugaritic words that have been given a new interpretationC. Other Ugaritic subjects discussedD. Other Ugaritic texts interpretedList of Author's publications on Ugaritic subjectsPLATES
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