Photograph by Wayne Pitard and Andrew Vaughn, West Semitic Research/Courtesy Musée du louvre

MYSTERY SOLVED. Who is the otherwise-unknown Danel referred to by the prophet Ezekiel? The Ugaritic Epic of Aqhat tells the story of a pious judge named Danel, to whom Ezekiel is undoubtedly referring. The Ugaritic epic also solves a number of other Biblical puzzles.