2014 - 2015

0671-2437-01
  Religion in Bronze Age Anatolia: Traditions, Continuity and  
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES | ARCHAEOLOGY & ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN CULTU
Amir GilanGilman-humanities317Sun0800-1000 Sem  2
Gilman-humanities317Wed0800-1000 Sem  2
 
 
University credit hours:  4.0

Course description
The vast majority of the Hittite texts excavated so far relate to Religion. They provide a plethora of information concerning hundreds of deities, central and local pantheons, mythology, festivals of the state cult and numerous local festivities, priests, ritual practitioners and other religion experts, natural shrines and temples, traditions of ritual practice, magic, prayers and divination. In the seminar, we will examine religious traditions, practices and ideas prevalent in Hittite Anatolia, utilizing the rich textual and archaeological sources pertinent to the study of Hittite religion.

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