Tag Archives: Hittites

Book Review: The Hittites And Their World

The Hittites And Their World, by Billie Jean Collins What aspects of the Hittites and their world are of most interests to others?  Much depends on what angle you approach this subject from.  A reader like myself, for example, is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Studies In Hittite Historical Phonology

Studies In Hittite Historical Phonology, by H. Craig Melchert A book like this is going to have extremely limited appeal, and admittedly I read it because of my interest in obscure ancient languages and comparative linguistics.  This book demonstrates the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The World Of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms

The World Of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms:  A Political And Military History, by Trevor Bryce This book would have been better if the author would have taken the Bible more seriously.  Unfortunately, it is the habit of those who fancy themselves … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beginning Hittite

Beginning Hittite, by Warren H. Held, Jr., William R. Schmalstieg, and Janet E. Gertz If you are somewhat familiar with ancient studies, you will no doubt have some understanding of the self-education process by which people can learn a little … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hittites

The Hitties, by A.E. Cowley For a variety of reasons I have long been interested in the Hittite Empire and its history [1].  That said, the Hittites as a nation were largely unknown before the 19th century, when archaeological digs … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thesis: The Hittites And The Bible

Thesis: The Hittites And The Bible, by William Wright What makes this work remarkable, as a student of Hittite literature and history [1], is that it was written and published originally in 1882, soon after the rediscovery of the lost … Continue reading

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