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The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Trevor Bryce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This book provides an account of the military and political history of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms, which developed in south-eastern Anatolia and northern Syria during the Iron Age following the ... More


The Eternal Deferral

Jonathan Z. Smith

in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter poses the question of whether or not the “companion volume” that Eliade promised in Patterns in Comparative Religions can be identified with “the awkward, multi-volume, unfinished ... More


Defining the Neo-Hittites

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

Discussion of what the term ‘Hatti’, originally used of the Hittite empire, means in the Iron Ages sources which refer to it provides the first section of this chapter, and leads on to a more general ... More


Hittite and the Indo-European Verb

Jay H. Jasanoff

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249053
eISBN:
9780191719370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249053.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book sets out to reconcile our picture of the Proto-Indo-European (PIE) verbal system with the evidence of Hittite and the other early Anatolian languages. The discovery that Hittite was an ... More


The h2e-conjugation: i-presents

Jay H. Jasonoff

in Hittite and the Indo-European Verb

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249053
eISBN:
9780191719370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249053.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

An advantage of the h2e-conjugation theory over the ‘perfect theory’ is that it permits a natural explanation for the numerous Hittite hi-verbs built to suffixed stems. This chapter studies one such ... More


Opportunity and Date for the Use of Hammurabi’s and Other Cuneiform Laws

David P. Wright

in Inventing God's Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195304756
eISBN:
9780199866830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304756.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the inadequacy of other theories for explaining the similarities between the Covenant Code and the Laws of Hammurabi, including coincidence, the use of common scribal ... More


Indo‐European Comparative Linguistics: The Dethronement of Sanskrit

Edwin Bryant

in The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The dethronement is traced of Sanskrit from its initial position as the original proto-language of all the Indo-Europeans in the opinion of the early linguists to its ongoing diminishing status as a ... More


Oliver Robert Gurney 1911–2001

J. D. Hawkins

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Oliver Robert Gurney's long career in Hittite studies spanned the greater part of the existence of this academic subject. He was a man of the greatest courtesy and integrity. A natural reserve might ... More


 The Sinai Legislation

James K. Hoffmeier

in Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195155464
eISBN:
9780199835652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/0195155467.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

One of the enduring images in the Torah’s is that of Moses the recipient of divine laws at Mt. Sinai. Early 19th-century scholarship rejected this scenario. One reason was the belief that writing was ... More


Theft And Burglary

Jonathan Burnside

in God, Justice, and Society: Aspects of Law and Legality in the Bible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759217
eISBN:
9780199827084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759217.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the biblical laws of theft and burglary are excellent illustrations of the need to read biblical law narratively and not semantically. The biblical laws of theft take an ... More


Introduction

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This raises the fundamental question of what happened to the populations of the Hittite world after the collapse of the Hittite kingdom at the end of the Bronze Age. It sets the scene for discussion ... More


The End of an Era

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

The chapter begins with a reconstruction of events surrounding the evacuation of the Hittite capital Hattusa by its elite population, including the royal family, and proceeds to a discussion of the ... More


Subjection to Assyria (10th–9th centuries)

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

There is much emphasis in this and in the following chapter on the enterprises of Neo-Assyrian kings in regions west of the Euphrates, and the substantial role many of these kings played in the ... More


Afterword

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

The absorption of the last of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms into the Assyrian provincial system in the late 8th century marked the end of the history of the Neo-Hittite world. But not the end of all the ... More


The Trojan War: Myth or Reality?

TREVOR BRYCE

in The Kingdom of the Hittites

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281329
eISBN:
9780191706752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281329.003.14
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The citadel with which the name Troy is associated lies in the north-west corner of Anatolia in the region called the Troad, so named by Graeco-Roman writers who believed that the whole area was ... More


The Gods Rich in Praise: Early Greek and Mesopotamian Religious Poetry

Christopher Metcalf

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723363
eISBN:
9780191790041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723363.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book contributes to the current academic debate on the relationship between early Greek poetry and the ancient Near East, especially Mesopotamia. It is the first extensive study to be based on a ... More


Hittite Texts and Greek Religion: Contact, Interaction, and Comparison

Ian Rutherford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199593279
eISBN:
9780191890543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593279.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

There has been a lot of interest in recent decades in the question of whether ancient Greek religion was influenced by the religions of the Ancient Near East. This book examines the relationship ... More


The Zananzash Affair

Aidan Dodson

in Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163043
eISBN:
9781936190041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163043.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

After Tutankhamun's death, the queen wanted a husband to make him the successor of Tutankhamun's throne. She wrote to Shuppiluliumash to beg him to give her one of his sons, and promised to make him ... More


The Tablet Collections of the Hittite State, c.1650–1080 BCE

Paola Dardano

in Libraries before Alexandria: Ancient Near Eastern Traditions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199655359
eISBN:
9780191841347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655359.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The tablet collections discovered in the Hittite capital are the largest collections of cuneiform texts in the Hittite language. In this paper the organization of the Hittite tablet collections will ... More


Gurob: Luxury Goods Manufacture in a Harbour and Palace City

Anna K. Hodgkinson

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198803591
eISBN:
9780191917189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803591.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Egyptian Archaeology

The site of Gurob lies in the south-eastern section of the Faiyum region, on a desert plain, adjacent to the fertile land. It is located in the area that would have ... More


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