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The Wrath of Telipinu (1.57)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Myths


In the Hittite view, the operation of the universe required that each deity and human conscientiously perform his or her proper function within the whole. Calamity manifested in some sector of the cosmos was an indication that the god or goddess responsible for it had become angry and had abandoned his or her post. The remedy for this evil situation wa…

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Beckman, Gary, “The Wrath of Telipinu (1.57)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <>

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