Research and Writing01:563:405
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An introduction to Ugaritic, the ancient Semitic language most closely related to Biblical Hebrew.

Students will learn to analyze the grammar of Ugaritic, especially in comparison to Hebrew and/or Arabic. They will gain familiarity with the myths and epics of ancient Ugarit, including their relationship to biblical literature.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Hebrew, Arabic, or Aramaic