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Elkunirša and Ašertu (1.55)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Myths


Although the particular events of this tale are not known from the mythological tablets recovered at Ugarit, the story certainly belongs to the corpus of northern Syrian myths which they represent. This composition has come down to us in a number of fragments which originally belonged to two or three separate manuscripts, but only two portions of the t…

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Beckman, Gary, “Elkunirša and Ašertu (1.55)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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