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By Scholars Press / 1998/
This work contains the first English translations of a collection of Hittite myths. The translations are based on the original tablets on which the myths were written and take into account recent textual discoveries and published studies on the texts. Revised and corrected, this second edition includes an additional newly published Hurrian myth. In addition to translations, the volume includes a series of brief introductions to the myths, a glossary of names and technical terms, and indexes of proper names and topics/subjects. Accessible to nonspecialists, the translations also preserve column and line count for the convenience of scholars.
Harry A. Hoffner, Jr. is Professor of Hittitology and Co-Director of the Chicago Hittite Dictionary, University of Chicago. He is the author of The Laws of the Hittites and co-author of A Grammar of the Hittite Language.