Appu and His Two Sons (1.58)
(1,212 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Myths

Commentary

This text has been translated here as an independent story. According to Güterbock (1946), the text is continued in the tale of the Sun God, the Cow, and the Fisherman. Although the extant copies of the Appu story are New Hittite, archaic language indicates an archetype composed in the Old or Middle Hittite period. The story has a moral, which …

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Hoffner, Harry A., Jr., “Appu and His Two Sons (1.58)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 23 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_58>



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