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The Hittites and Their World
Billie Jean Collins

ISBN 1589832965
Status Available
Price: $29.95
Binding Paperback
Publication Date November, 2007
   

Explore a civilation lost to history for a millennia but found through a century of archaeological discovery and philological investigation

This book introduces the history, society, and religion of the Hittite empire, from its origins in nineteenth century BCE, through the height of the empire in the seventeenth to twelfth centuries BCE, to the eclipse of the Neo-Hittite cities in the eighth century BCE. Collins demonstrates the importance of the Hittites for understanding both the biblical and classical traditions.

Features:

  • Thirty maps, illustrations, and images
  • New finds that expand our knowledge of Late Bronze Age Anatolia
  • Sections for further reading for students to dig deeper into Hittite history

Billie Jean Collins is Instructor in Middle Eastern Studies at Emory University and Acquisitions Editor at SBL Press. She is the editor of A History of the Animal World in the Ancient Near East (Brill).

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