Village Tithe Payments at Ugarit (3.83)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Accounts; The Tithe in Ugarit


Despite the fact that the text is in a damaged state, we see here payments to the authorities, which could be the tithe from a number of villages of the kingdom of Ugarit. The text is written in Akkadian and shows the tax (tithe) payments by the villages in kind: barley (flour), oxen and wine.

Village Tithe Payments at Ugarit (3.83)


[the village … kùr ]1 barley or (flour)2


The village3 […] kùr barley (…

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Heltzer, Michael, “Village Tithe Payments at Ugarit (3.83)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 17 March 2018 <>

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