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The Kingdom Of The Hittites

Author : Trevor Bryce
ISBN : 9780199279081
Genre : History
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Translations from the original texts are a particular feature of the book. Thus on many issues the Hittites and their contemporaries are allowed to speak to the modern reader for themselves."--BOOK JACKET.

Letters From The Hittite Kingdom

Author : Harry A. Hoffner
ISBN : 9781589832121
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This is the first book-length collection in English of letters from the ancient kingdom of the Hittites. All known well-preserved examples, including the important corpus of letters from the provincial capital of Tapikka, are reproduced here in romanized transcription and English translation, accompanied by introductory essays, explanatory notes on the text and its translation, and a complete description of the rules of Hittite correspondence compared with that of other ancient Middle Eastern states. Letters containing correspondence between kings and their foreign peers, between kings and their officials in the provinces, and between these officials themselves reveal rich details of provincial administration, the relationships and duties of the officials, and tantalizing glimpses of their private lives. Matters discussed include oversight of agriculture, tax liabilities, litigation, inheritance rights, defense against hostile groups on the kingdom's periphery, and consulting the gods by means of oracular procedures.

Life And Society In The Hittite World

Author : Trevor Bryce
ISBN : 9780191037320
Genre : History
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In dealing with a wide range of aspects of the life, activities, and customs of the Late Bronze Age Hittite world, this book complements the treatment of Hittite military and political history presented by the author in The Kingdom of the Hittites (OUP, 1998). It aims to convey to the reader a sense of what it was like to live amongst the people of the Hittite world, to participate in their celebrations, to share their crises, to meet them in the streets of the capital or in their homes, to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of a healing ritual, to attend an audience with the Great King, and to follow his progress in festival processions to the holy places of the Hittite land. Through quotations from the original sources and through the word pictures to which these give rise, the book aims at recreating, as far as is possible, the daily lives and experiences of a people who for a time became the supreme political and military power in the ancient Near East.

Geschichte Des Hethitischen Reiches

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ISBN : 9004102019
Genre : Religion
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Klengel's "Geschichte des Hethitischen Reiches" is the first modern handbook encompassing the whole of the political history of the Hittite Empire (ca. 1700-1200 B.C.). Organized in a strict chronological order, with separate sections on sources and secondary literature preceding each chapter, with chronological tables, a bibliography, and a separate section on political structure, this will be a standard reference work in the field for years to come.

Texte Zum Rechts Und Wirtschaftsleben

Author : Helmut Freydank
ISBN : NWU:35556036414316
Genre : Aramaic literature
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Die Hethiter

Author : Jörg Klinger
ISBN : 9783406646461
Genre : History
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Jörg Klinger bietet eine kompakte, gut lesbare Einführung in die Geschichte eines der bedeutendsten Völker Vorderasiens. Er erläutert die Ursprünge hethitischer Sprache und Kultur, beschreibt den Aufstieg der Hethiter im 2. Jahrtausend v. Chr. unter ihren Herrschern Hattusili I. und Mursili I. und bietet einen Überblick über den Verlauf der hethitischen Geschichte. Dabei werden die Wesenszüge hethitischer Herrschaft, Gesellschaft, Wirtschaft sowie des Rechts und der Religion ebenso erhellt wie das Nachleben der Hethiter und die kulturellen Kontinuitäten.

Ancient Near Eastern History And Culture

Author : William H. Stiebing Jr.
ISBN : 9781315511153
Genre : History
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This introduction to the Ancient Near East includes coverage of Egypt and a balance of political, social, and cultural coverage. Organized by the periods, kingdoms, and empires generally used in Near Eastern political history, the text interlaces social and cultural history with the political narrative. This combination allows students to get a rounded introduction to the subject of Ancient Near Eastern history. An emphasis on problems and areas of uncertainty helps students understand how evidence is used to create interpretations and allows them to realize that several different interpretations of the same evidence are possible.This introduction to the Ancient Near East includes coverage of Egypt and a balance of political, social, and cultural coverage.

Ordination Mehr Als Eine Beauftragung

Author : Konrad Huber
ISBN : 9783643501455
Genre : Christianity and other religions
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The Soul Collector

Author : Rulon E. Cammack
ISBN : 9781468908671
Genre : Fiction
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From Rome's Coliseum to the temples of ancient Egypt; with the fiery death of a Templar knight and the escape of concentration camp prisoners in Nazi Germany; Nefaste's journal unveils the unseen battle of good and evil's impact on history before Janis Koppel is drawn into its vortex.

Anatolia Story

Author : Chie Shinohara
ISBN : 3770471210
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