Hittite Myths

ISBN-10: 0788504886
ISBN-13: 9780788504884
Edition: 2nd 1998
Authors: Harry A. Hoffner
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Description: Hoffner is a co-director of the University of Chicago's Hittite Dictionary. He presents the first English translations of 23 myths based on the original tablets, taking into account recent textual discoveries and published studies of the texts. The  More...

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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440

Hoffner is a co-director of the University of Chicago's Hittite Dictionary. He presents the first English translations of 23 myths based on the original tablets, taking into account recent textual discoveries and published studies of the texts. The first edition was published in 1990; the second includes new introductions to each myth and a newly published Hurrian myth. He also provides a glossary of names and technical terms and a guide to pronunciation. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Series Editor's Foreword
Abbreviations
Map of Anatolia
Explanation of Signs
Introductionp. 1
Translationsp. 7
Old Anatolian Mythsp. 9
The Illuyanka Talesp. 10
The Disappearance of Telipinup. 14
The Disappearance of the Storm Godp. 21
Sacrifice and Prayer to the Storm God of Nerikp. 22
Myths of Lost Storm Godsp. 24
Telipinu and the Daughter of the Sea Godp. 26
The Disappearance of the Sun Godp. 27
The Disappearance of Hannahannap. 29
Myths of the Goddess Inarap. 30
Kamrusepa Mythsp. 33
The Voyage of the Immortal Human Soulp. 33
When the Storm God Thunders Frightfullyp. 34
Fragments of Myths about Lost and Found Deitiesp. 37
Hurrian Mythsp. 40
The Song of Kumarbip. 42
The Song of the God LAMMAp. 46
The Song of Silverp. 48
The Song of Hedammup. 50
The Song of Ullikummip. 55
The Song of Releasep. 65
Tales Involving Deities and Mortalsp. 81
A Tale of Two Cities: Kanesh and Zalpap. 81
Appu and His Two Sonsp. 82
The Sun God, The Cow, and the Fishermanp. 85
The Hunter Kessi and His Beautiful Wifep. 87
A Canaanite Mythp. 90
Elkunirsa and Ashertup. 90
Sourcesp. 93
Concordancep. 97
Bibliographyp. 98
Glossaryp. 109
Indexesp. 114
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

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