The Context of Scripture Online illuminatingly presents the multi-faceted world of ancient writing that forms the colorful background to the literature of the Hebrew Bible.
The Context of Scripture Online is represented by five textgroups in the library. The reason is as follows.
Part of the syntax if CTS URNs is the
CTSNAMESPACE. Intended as a naming authority to declare the uniqueness of textgroup identifiers, in practice it functions as an identifier of the linguistic-cultural tradition. (This can lead to a certain overlap with with the language identifier that is part of the work version identifier.) In The Context of Scripture Online, there are five such traditions. They are listed here.
urn:cts:akkLit:cso-akkfor the Akkadian texts
urn:cts:anaLit:cso-anafor the Anatolian texts
urn:cts:egyLit:cso-egyfor the Egyptian texts
urn:cts:nwsemLit:cso-nwsemfor the West Semitic texts
urn:cts:suxLit:cso-suxfor the Sumerian texts