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