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Apology of Ḫattušili III (1.77)
(5,113 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Royal Focus; Biography and Autobiography

Commentary

The so-called “Apology” of Ḫattušili III (1267-ca. 1240 BCE) is one of the major Hittite historical texts that have come down to us. At least eight different manuscripts must have existed among which were one-tablet and two-tablet versions, thus illustrating the relative importance the Hittites must have attached to it. All fragmen…

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Hout, Th. P. J. van den, “Apology of Ḫattušili III (1.77)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_77>



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