Historical Dictionary of the Hittites

Historical Dictionary of the Hittites

by Charles Burney

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Overview

The Hittites created one of the great civilizations of the ancient world, although it remained almost unknown until excavations in the early 20th century revealed the extent and importance of its culture. For nearly five centuries the Hittites controlled vast areas of Anatolia, by direct or indirect rule, engaging in almost incessant warfare, and, at the same time, making significant contributions to culture and religion of the region.

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Hittites contains a chronology, an introduction, an appendix, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on mportant persons, places, essential institutions, and the significant aspects of the society, government, economy, material culture, and warfare. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Hittites.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538102572
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/17/2018
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 422
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.45(d)

About the Author

Charles Burney is retired Senior Lecturer in Near Eastern Archaeology from the University of Manchester, England. He has conducted extensive archaeological surveys in northern and eastern Turkey. He is the author of From Village to Empire: An Introduction to Near Eastern Archaeology and coauthor of The Peoples of the Hills.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Foreword: Jon Woronoff
Preface
Maps and Plans
Chronological Table
Introduction
THE DICTIONARY
Appendix: Hittite Collections
Bibliography
About the Author

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