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The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms
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The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Trevor Bryce


This book provides an account of the military and political history of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms, which developed in south-eastern Anatolia and northern Syria during the Iron Age following the collapse of the Late Bronze Age Hittite empire. The book is divided into three parts. Parts I begins with a chapter on the last decades of the empire and proceeds, in Chapters 2-4, from a treatment of the Hittites’ Anatolian successors to a discussion of the chief features of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms and their possible links with the biblical Hittites. Part II deals with the individual Neo-Hittite kingdom ... More

Keywords: Neo-Hittite, biblical Hittites, Hittite empire, Assyrians, Aramaeans, Luwians, hieroglyphic script, Iron Age, Anatolia, Syria

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199218721
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Trevor Bryce, author
Emeritus Professor of the University of New England and and Honorary Research Consultant, University of Queensland, Australia.