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17) In Ugaritic literature this applies to important deities such as El, Baal, Anat, Yam and Mot.
While Baal also appears as the son of Dagan in Ugaritic literature, this relationship is purely formulaic, being expressed solely in the fixed phrases "Baal, son of Dagan" (b'l bn dgn) and "Baal, offspring/lineage of Dagan (b'l htk dgn).
My criticisms are only two: the authors' late dating of creation as a theme (creation themes in Ugaritic literature show up in the Bible) and their restriction to German scholarship.
In a note published in the scholarly journal, Vetus Testamentum, several years ago, I proposed that the Canaanite background to the psalm was a bloody passage from Ugaritic literature called by one scholar "the Bloodbath of Anat.
Yitzchak Avishur, "Common language shared between the Song of Moses and Ugaritic literature," L 'shoneinu 66 (2004) pp.
Gordon, Ugaritic Literature (Roma: Pontificum Institutum Biblicum, 1949) p.
Given the limited study of genres in Ugaritic literature, the editors appropriately treat this category with some flexibility, suggesting several genres where there may be doubt.