Ugaritic Lunar Omens (1.91)
(1,451 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Divination

Commentary

Like the texts for divination by misformed births, the Ugaritic collection of lunar omens corresponds directly to a Mesopotamian series, in this case Sin, the name of the Mesopotamian lunar deity. This text, which was discovered in 1978 at the site of Ras Ibn Hani, only a few kilometers from Ras Shamra, is badly damaged, only the upper …

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Pardee, Dennis, “Ugaritic Lunar Omens (1.91)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 22 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_91>



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