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Hippiatric Texts (1.106)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Canonical Compositions; Individual Focus; Instructions


The Ugaritic hippiatric texts, dating from the fourteenth to the twelfth centuries bce, have been known to the scholarly world since 1934, when the first two fragmentary copies (here referred to as B,C) were published by C. Virolleaud. Only in 1968, however, when the best preserved copy (here referred to as A) was first published in Ugaritica V, did…

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Cohen, Chaim, “Hippiatric Texts (1.106)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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