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Excerpt From the Hurro-Hittite Bilingual Wisdom Text (1.82)
(1,069 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Individual Focus; Other Wisdom Literature


The recent discovery at Bogazköy/Ḫattuša of a multi-tablet composition in Hurrian with Hittite translation is very important for the study of the former language, which is still poorly understood. This text is also of significance because the genre of wisdom literature was previously only scantily represented at the Hittite capit…

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Beckman, Gary, “Excerpt From the Hurro-Hittite Bilingual Wisdom Text (1.82)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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