These outstanding volumes form a bridge between Ugaritic studies and Biblical studies. The Ras Shamra Parallels describe and index features in the Ugaritic tablets that shed some light on the Hebrew Bible. Features indexed include: poetic parallel pairs, professions, institutions, political and foreign affairs, literary genres, place names, words, phrases, flora, fauna, minerals, divine names and narrative structures.
- Title: Ras Shamra Parallels: The Texts from Ugaritic and the Hebrew Bible, Vol. 1
- Editor: Loren Fisher
- Publisher: Pontificio Istituto Biblico
- Publication Date: 1972
- Pages: 537
About Loren Fisher
Loren Fisher was Born 13 March 1927, in Albany, Oregon. Fisher was Professor of Ancient Near Eastern History, California State University before retiring to dedicate his time to ranching, research, and writing. He has published dozens of articles, essays, books, and poems.