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>Dear Niels and Judith,
>I am not sure if "just" should be the attribute ascribed to Ugarit's
>Danel (or, as Gibson transcribes dn'l, Daniel). In Aqhat 17:22:5-
>6,199-20 and other places, Danel himself admits to the possibility
>of being in a state of inebriation. Too, though I have not been able
>to locate the exact reference to the point, it had been my
>understanding that Danel was also adulterous.
Danel was hardly adulterous: he could barely manage his own wife in the
beginning of the story. And I bridle at the provincial notion that
occasional inebriation renders someone unjust!
University of St. Andrews