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[Read Kindle] å The Hittites â This Book Was First Published By Penguin Books InThis Folio Edition Follows The Revised Edition From , With Further Revisions By The Author Illustrations By Simon Noyes Map By Reginald Piggott Coming from Palestine, the Hittites were an ancient tribe This history looks at their history and culture to include religious practices, language, and race. Until I read this book, I only had a very vague idea of the Hittites I guess I got my ites mixed up, because I didn t realize they were one of the major ancient civilizations lost to history until the discovery of the Aleppo Stone in the 19th century The Stone had all but been rubbed away by local inhabitants because they thought it was a cure for diseased eyes A strange way to re discover Asia Minor s most formidable people.Mighty builders of empire and the most formidable foe of Ramesses Until I read this book, I only had a very vague idea of the Hittites I guess I got my ites mixed up, because I didn t realize they were one of the major ancient civilizations lost to history until the discovery of the Aleppo Stone in the 19th century The Stone had all but been rubbed away by local inhabitants because they thought it was a cure for diseased eyes A strange way to re discover Asia Minor s most formidable people.Mighty builders of empire and the most formidable foe of Ramesses II, the Hittites dominated Asia Minor for hundreds of yearsand then vanished Was it war Fire Famine Disease Did the Four Horsemen all visit at once What is this, O gods, that you have done You have let in a plague and the Land of Hatti, all of it, is dyingI believe the Hittites are connected to the Trojans At the ver ,,, An introduction to the civilisation of the Hittites, a people who lived on the Anatolian plateau and also in what is now Syria, and were contemporaneous with other better known nations such as the Assyrians and Egyptians It gives a good coverage of the various aspects, though the linguistics section is rather erudite, assuming knowledge of Latin and ancient Greek The version I read is an ex library discard, rather old, so I don t know how different the 1990 update is, which presumably itself i An introduction to the civilisation of the Hittites, a people who lived on the Anatolian plateau and also in what is now Syria, and were contemporaneous with other better known nations such as the Assyrians and Egyptians It gives a good coverage of the various aspects, though the linguistics section is rather erudite, assuming knowledge of Latin and ancient Greek The version I read is an ex library discard, rather old,