By T.C. Vriezen, A.S. van der Woude; Translated by Brian Doyle
Old Israelite and Early Jewish Literature deals greater than easily an advent to the outdated testomony (Hebrew Bible). The Hebrew Bible is still not just the first quantitative resource for our wisdom of the literature of old Israel, it additionally enjoys decisive non secular and cultural value for either Judaism and Christianity. although, elevated curiosity in Early Judaism as successor to the faith of historical Israel and historical past to the hot testomony calls for an advent that courses the reader in the course of the maze of Jewish literature relationship from the Hellenistic and Early Roman sessions. This advent basically bargains a literary and historical-critical method of the fabric it treats. Given the character of sure historic Israelite inscriptions, the books of the Hebrew bible and the texts of Early Judaism, although, it comprises a few religio-historical or theological motives the place acceptable. specifically, the literary-historical research present in this quantity underlines the canonical personality of the Hebrew Bible. The e-book concludes with a beneficial appendix that in short explains technical thoughts and exegetical equipment.
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See also B. Margalit, The Ugaritic Poem of Aqht. Text, Translation, Commentary (BZAW 182), Berlin 1989 and K. T. Aitken, The Aqhat Narrative ( JSS Monograph 13), Manchester 1990. 27 Translation: ANET, pp. 142–149; COS I, pp. ); J. C. de Moor, op. , 1987, pp. 191–223. ancient israelite literature 33 him, the god El appears to him in a dream thinking that Keret desires to possess divine kingship. The latter, however, is more interested in siring a multitude of sons. Following El’s instructions, an expedition is prepared with the intention of fetching Harriya from Udum (possible located in Bashan) as a bride for Keret.
May Ninlil, his beloved wife, induce him to pronounce evil for you and may she not intercede for you. May Anu, king of the gods, rain upon all your houses disease, exhaustion, di’udisease, sleeplessness, worries, ill health. May Sin, the luminary of 39 G. E. Mendenhall, Law and Covenant in Israel and the Ancient Near East, Pittsburgh 1955. For Hittite civil treaties see V. Koro“ec, Hethische Staatsverträge. Ein Beitrag zu ihrer juristischen Wertung (Leipziger rechtswissenschaftliche Studien), Leipzig 1931.
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Ancient Israelite And Early Jewish Literature: Tenth, Completely Revised Edition of Oud-Israëlitische en vroeg-joodse literatuur by T.C. Vriezen, A.S. van der Woude; Translated by Brian Doyle