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Author Singer, Itamar.

Title Hittite prayers / by Itamar Singer ; edited by Harry A. Hoffner, Jr.

Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002.

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 UniM Bail  299.199 SING    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 141 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Writings from the ancient world ; no. 11.
Writings from the ancient world (Brill Academic Publishers) ; no. 11.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-132) and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- The Texts -- I. Early Invocations -- 1. Invocation of the Sun-goddess of the Netherworld against Slander (CTH 371) -- 2. Invocation of the Sun-god and the Storm-god against Slander (CTH 389.2) -- 3. Invocation of the Sun-goddess of Arinna for the Protection of the Royal Couple (CTH 385.10) -- II. Early Empire Prayers -- 4. Prayers to the Sun-god for Appeasing an Angry God (CTH 372-374) -- 5. Prayer of Arnuwanda and Asmunikal to the Sun-goddess of Arinna about the Ravages of the Kaska (CTH 375) -- 6. Hurrian Prayer of Taduhepa to Tessub for the Well-being of Tasmi-sarri (CTH 777.8) -- 7. Prayer to the Sun-goddess of Arinna Concerning Plague and Enemies (CTH 376.C) -- III. Mursili's Prayers Concerning Plague and Enemies -- 8. Mursili's Hymn and Prayer to the Sun-goddess of Arinna (CTH 376.A) -- 9. Mursili's Hymn and Prayer to Telipinu (CTH 377) -- 10. Mursili's "Third" Plague Prayer to the Sun-goddess of Arinna (CTH 378.III) -- 11. Mursili's "Second" Plague Prayer to the Storm-god of Hatti (CTH 378.II) -- 12. Mursili's "First" Plague Prayer to the Assembly of Gods and Goddesses (CTH 378.I) -- 13. Mursili's "Fourth" Plague Prayer to the Assembly of Gods (arranged by localities) (CTH 378.IV) -- 14. Mursili's "Fifth" Plague Prayer to the Assembly of Gods (arranged typologically) (CTH 379) -- IV. Mursili's Prayers Concerning His Wife and His Stepmother -- 15. Mursili's Prayer to Lelwani for the Recovery of Gassuliyawiya (CTH 380) -- 16. Mursili's Prayer to the Sun-goddess of Arinna for the Recovery of Gassuliyawiya (CTH 376.F) -- 17. Mursili's Accusations Against Tawannanna (CTH 70) -- 18. Mursili's Exculpation for the Deposition of Tawannanna (CTH 71) -- V. Muwatalli's Prayers -- 19. Muwatalli's Prayer to the Storm-god Concerning the Cult of Kummanni (CTH 382) -- 20. Muwatalli's Model Prayer to the Assembly of Gods through the Storm-god of Lightning (CTH 381) -- VI. Prayers of Hattusili, Puduhepa, and Tudhaliya -- 21. Hattusili's Prayer of Exculpation to the Sun-goddess of Arinna (CTH 383) -- 22. Puduhepa's Prayer to the Sun-goddess of Arinna and Her Circle for the Well-being of Hattusili (CTH 384) -- 23. Fragments of Prayers to the Storm-god on Nerik (CTH 386.1-3) -- 24. Tudhaliya's Prayer to the Sun-goddess of Arinna for Military Success (CTH 385.9).
Language notes Prayers in English translated from Hittite; commentary in English.
Other author Hoffner, Harry A.
Subject Hittites -- Prayers and devotions.
ISBN 9004126953 (alk. paper)