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Women of Canaan: The Status of Women at Ugarit Eleanor Amico Wilson

Women of Canaan: The Status of Women at Ugarit

Eleanor Amico Wilson

Published October 22nd 2013
ISBN : 9781492157809
Paperback
240 pages
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A detailed and thorough study of the documents found at the ancient site of Ugarit in present-day northern Syria, illuminating the status of women in that culture, which also sheds light on the status of women in other Canaanite city-states. TheMoreA detailed and thorough study of the documents found at the ancient site of Ugarit in present-day northern Syria, illuminating the status of women in that culture, which also sheds light on the status of women in other Canaanite city-states. The documents available include myths and legends, court and diplomatic documents, letters, economic texts, and others, and they are in Ugaritic, the native language of the city-state, as well as various other languages, showing the cosmopolitan nature of the city.