Ugaritic II

  • Quarters: Winter
  • General Education Requirements: VLPA

Introduction to the Ugaritic (Canaanite) language of ancient Ugarit (modern Ras Shamra, circa fourteenth century BCE). Introduces the cuneiform alphabet and distinctive grammatical features; proceeds to an inductive reading of the Ugaritic tablets. Texts include the Epic of Aqhat, the Baal Epic, and the Epic of Kret. Second in a three course sequence.