Hittites / O. R. Gurney.

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The Hittites by O.R. Gurney is a grand edition to any library on ANE topics, and on Hittites in particular. Although The Hittites is not as current as some later works, it is Hittites / O.

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Gurney was a professor at Oxford specialising in Assyriology, that branch of archaeology and history that studies the empires of the Fertile Crescent/5(5).

Though there are more up-todate/indepth works on the Hittites, most notably Trevor Bryce's publications, Gurney's book should still be read. Firstly, it highlights how advanced our understanding of the Hittites was in the period between the 20s and the 50s, and in light of subsequent discoveries, how much there was still left to learn/5.

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pages. In Near Fine maroon slipcase. Cover shows gilt decoration on full brown cloth boards. Map endpapers. Contents: Intoduction: The Discovery of the Hittites; Outline of History; Hittite State and Society; Life and Economy; Law and Institutions; Warfare; Language and Races; Religion; Literature; Art; Conclustion.

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£ + £ P&P. The HITTITES O R Gurney FOLIO SOCIETY hardback slipcase. £ + £ P&P. Gurney's book was my first introduction to the Hittites.

And despite the passage of years and several revisions, it remains one of the three best general introductions. Even a general reader limited to the English language, however, should not stop with this book.5/5(5). Gurney was a professor at Oxford specialising in Assyriology, that branch of archaeology and history that studies the empires of the Fertile Crescent.

This book is accessible and interesting; originally written in the early s, it has been updated to take account of later archaeological finds and interpretations. The history of /5(11). Gurney, O.R. () The Hittites, Penguin, ISBN Güterbock, Hans Gustav () "Hittite Historiography: A Survey," in H.

Tadmor and M. Weinfeld eds. History, Historiography and Interpretation: Studies in Biblical and Cuneiform Literatures, Magnes Press, Hebrew University pp. 21–Capital: Hattusa. O R Gurney book subjects. Social Science > Archaeology; Social Science; Religion > Comparative Religion; Hittites; Ancient (To A.D.) Turkey; Browse All Subjects.

O R Gurney's Featured Books The Hittites. Buy from $ Sumerian Literary Texts in Buy from $ Four Plays by Eugene O'Neill. HITTITES hit’ īts (sing. חִתִּי, H, חִתִּֽית, pl. חִתִּ֔ים, חִתִּיֹּֽת; also written as בְּנֵי־חֵ֖ת, “sons of Heth,” based on eponym; represented in cuneiform as ḫatti).OT designation of several peoples of differing ethnos.

Outline. Use of the term “Hittite” In scholarly usage, the term “Hittite” bears at least three meanings. 1 C.W. Ceram, The Secret of the Hittites: The Discovery of an Ancient Empire. New York, Alfred A.

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