Ugarit / Ras Shamra

Bibliography

This page aims to provide a select bibliography for the Syrian coastal site of Ugarit / Ras Shamra (also commonly spelt ‘Ougarit’ in French lnaguage publications). Plans are to make it, eventually, comprehensive.

General Treatments

Smith, M.S.

[2001] Untold Stories: The Bible and Ugaritic Studies in the Twentieth Century, Hendrickson: Peabody, MA, 2001.

Pardee, Dennis

[2000] “Ugaritic Studies at the End of the 20th Century”, BASOR 320 (2000), pp.49-86.

Watson, Wilfrid G.E. and Wyatt, Nicolas (eds)

[1999] Handbook of Ugaritic Studies, [Handbuch der Orientalistik, Abteilung 1: Der Nahe und Mittlere Osten, Band 39], E.J. Brill: Leiden, 1999.

Yon, Marguerite

[1997] La Cité d’Ougarit sur le tell de Ras Shamra, Éditions Recherche sur les Civilisations: Paris, 1997.

Excavation Reports

Schaeffer, Claude

[1931] “Les fouilles de Minet-el-Beida et de Ras Shamra, deuxième campagne (Printemps 1930)”,Syria 12 (1931), pp.1-14.

Historical Studies

Astour, Michael C.

[1965] “New Evidence on the Last Days of Ugarit”, AJA 69 (1965), pp.253-258.

[1972] “The Merchant Class of Ugarit”, Abhandlungen der bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften 75 (1972), pp.11-26.

[1981] “Ugarit and the Great Powers”, in Young, G.D. (ed.), Ugarit in Retrospect – Fifty Years of Ugarit and Ugaritic, Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake, 1981, pp.3-29.

Bordreuil, Pierre

[1981] “Les Récentes Découvertes Epigraphiques à Ras Shamra et à Ras Ibn Hani”, in Young, G.D. (ed.), Ugarit in Retrospect – Fifty Years of Ugarit and Ugaritic, Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake, 1981, pp.43-48.

Caubet, Annie

[2000] “Ras Shamra-Ugarit Before the Sea Peoples”, chapter 3, in Oren, E.D. (ed.), The Sea Peoples and their World: A Reassessment, [University Museum Monograph 108, University Museum Symposium Series 11], University Museum, University of Philadelphia: Philadelphia, 2000, pp.35-51.

Giveon, Raphael

[1981] “Some Egyptological Considerations Concerning Ugarit”, in Young, G.D. (ed.), Ugarit in Retrospect – Fifty Years of Ugarit and Ugaritic, Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake, 1981, pp.55-58.

Heltzer, M.

[1978] Goods, Prices and the Organization of Trade in Ugarit, Wiesbaden, 1978.

Knapp, A. Bernard

[1983] “An Alashiyan Merchant at Ugarit”, Tel Aviv 10 (1983), pp.38-45.

Linder, Elisha

[1981] “Ugarit – a Canaanite Thalassocracy”, in Young, G.D. (ed.), Ugarit in Retrospect – Fifty Years of Ugarit and Ugaritic, Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake, 1981, pp.31-42.

Lipiński, Edward

[1977] “An Ugaritic Letter to Amenophis III Concerning Trade with Alašiya”, Iraq 39 (1977), pp.213-217.

Owen, David I.

[1981] “Ugarit, Canaan and Egypt: Some Epigraphic Evidence from Tel Aphek in Israel”, in Young, G.D. (ed.), Ugarit in Retrospect – Fifty Years of Ugarit and Ugaritic, Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake, 1981, pp.49-53.

Rainey, Anson

[1963] “Business Agents of Ugarit”, IEJ 13 (1963), pp.313-321.

Young, Gordon D. (editor)

[1981] Ugarit in Retrospect – Fifty Years of Ugarit and Ugaritic, Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake, 1981.

Text Editions

Dietrich, M. and Loretz, O.

[1976] Die Elfenbeininschriften und S-Texte aus Ugarit, [AOAT 13], Neukirchen-Vluyn, 1976.

Dietrich, M., Loretz, O. and Sanmartín, J.

[1976] Die Keilalphabetischen Texte aus Ugarit 1: Transkription, [AOAT 24,1], Neukirchen-Vluyn, 1976.

[1995] Cuneiform Alphabetic Texts from Ugarit, Ras Ibn Hani and Other Places, Ugarit-Verlag: Münster, 1995.

Nougayrol, J.

[1955] Le palais royal d’Ugarit III – Textes Accadiens des Archives Sud, [Mission de Ras Shamra 6], Paris, 1955. [PRU III]

[1956] Le palais royal d’Ugarit IV – Textes Accadiens des Archives Sud, [Mission de Ras Shamra 9], Paris, 1956. [PRU IV]

[1965] Le palais royal d’Ugarit V, [Mission de Ras Shamra 11], Paris, 1965. [PRU V]

[1970] Le palais royal d’Ugarit VI – Textes Accadiens des Archives Sud, [Mission de Ras Shamra], Paris, 1970. [PRU VI]

Nougayrol, J., Laroche, E., Virolleaud, C. & Schaeffer, C.F.A.

[1968] Ugaritica V – Textes Suméro-Accadiens des Archives et Bibliothèques Privées d’Ugarit, [Mission de Ras Shamra 16], Paris, 1968.

Textual Studies

Knapp, A. Bernard

[1983] “An Alashiyan Merchant at Ugarit”, Tel Aviv 10 (1983), pp.38-45.

Kristensen, A.L.

[1977] “Ugaritic Epistolary Formulas: A Comparative Study of the Ugaritic Epistolary Formulas in the Context of the Contemporary Akkadian Formulas in the Letters from Ugarit and Amarna”, UF 9 (1977), pp.143-158.

Lipiński, E.

[1977] “An Ugaritic Letter to Amenophis III Concerning Trade with Alašiya”, Iraq 39 (1977), pp.213-217.

Young, Gordon D. (editor)

[1981] Ugarit in Retrospect – Fifty Years of Ugarit and Ugaritic, Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake, 1981.

Ugaritic Language

Sivan, D.

[1997] A Grammar of the Ugaritic Language, Brill: Leiden, 1997.

Tropper, J.

[2000] Ugaritische Grammatik, Ugarit-Verlag, Münster, 2000.

 


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