The City-State, Ugarit: A Great Coastal Trading City



Ugarit was a great trading city, dating back as far as the fourth millennium B.C.E. In this early era, there was already an active trade at Ugarit from the seacoast to the Euphrates, south to Canaan, and north to Asia Minor. Ugarit is mentioned in the Amama letters from the Akhenaton era in Egypt; it is mentioned in the archives of King Zimri Lim of Mari; it is mentioned also in Hittite texts from Baghaz-koi in Asia Minor.1


Ugarit Great Trading Cities Hittite Texts Hittite King Coastal City-states 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NYU School of Liberal StudiesNew YorkUSA

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