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The Hittites and Their World
by Billie Jean Collins
SBL Press, 2007
Cloth: 978-1-62837-004-1 | Paper: 978-1-58983-296-1 | eISBN: 978-1-58983-672-3
Library of Congress Classification DS66.C65 2007b
Dewey Decimal Classification 939.3

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Lost to history for millennia, the Hittites have regained their position among the great civilizations of the Late Bronze Age Near East, thanks to a century of archaeological discovery and philological investigation. The Hittites and Their World provides a concise, current, and engaging introduction to the history, society, and religion of this Anatolian empire, taking the reader from its beginnings in the period of the Assyrian Colonies in the nineteenth century B.C.E. to the eclipse of the Neo-Hittite cities at the end of the eighth century B.C.E. The numerous analogues with the biblical world featured throughout the volume together represent a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the varied and significant contributions of Hittite studies to biblical interpretation.

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