Deeds of Suppiluliuma (1.74)
(6,788 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Royal Focus; Historiography

Commentary

Among the Hittite kings Šuppiluliuma I was the greatest conqueror. To him was due the destruction of the great and powerful rival kingdom of Mitanni and the eastward expansion of the Hittite state into North Syria during the first half of the 14th Century bce. The story of his reign has often been told. Among the more recent attempts Güterbock 1960, Kitchen 1962, Bryce 1989, and…

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Hoffner, Harry A., Jr., “Deeds of Suppiluliuma (1.74)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_74>



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