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Hittite Local Cults
Cammarosano, Michele

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2018 pp. xxv + 510. $69.95

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Description: This English translation of the Hittite cult inventories provides a vivid portrait of the religion, economy, and administration of Bronze Age provincial towns and villages of the Hittite Empire. These texts report the state of local shrines and festivals and document the interplay between the central power and provincial communities on religious affairs. Brief introductions to each text make the volume accessible to students and scholars alike.

Subjects: Ancient Near East, Hittite Literature, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Translation and Translation Theory, Hittite

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Review by Selim Ferruh Adalı
Published 7/25/2019
Citation: Selim Ferruh Adalı, review of Michele Cammarosano, Hittite Local Cults, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2019).

Review by Müge Durusu-Tanrıöver
Published 5/7/2020
Citation: Müge Durusu-Tanrıöver, review of Michele Cammarosano, Hittite Local Cults, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2020).

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