[b-hebrew] To Ugaritic or Not to Ugaritic That is the Syriac

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Thu May 6 18:33:48 EDT 2004


On Wednesday 05 May 2004 23:00, Jonatha Mosebach wrote:
> Dear Semitists and Hebrew Junkies
>
>
> I recently procured the 3 Volume set of the Ugaritic Grammar by
> Cyrus Gordon and the book Introduction to Syriac by M. W. Thackson.  Has
> anyone ever used these texts and if so what is your appraisal of these
> tools?  Can anyone give me any advice before I start these and if you have
> worked through them can someone possibly give me some online/e-mail
> mentoring as I progress through these books.  If anyone has any other
> advice I'm all ears.

I learned Ugaritic with Gordon's book set and enjoyed it.  The only real 
problem I see with it these days is that the included texts are not up to 
date.  Haven't tried the Syriac one.

-- 
Dave Washburn
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