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Collected Works in Three Volumes. Vol. 2.  Hittology, Hattology and Hurritology. Collected Works in Three Volumes. Vol. 2. Hittology, Hattology and Hurritology.

V. Ardzinba

Collected Works in Three Volumes. Vol. 2. Hittology, Hattology and Hurritology.


Compilator: Anatolij Vyatkin, Vyacheslav Chirikba

Institut vostokovedeniya RAN, Abxazskij in-t gumanitarny`x issled. im. D.I. Gulia AN Abxazii

Moskva; Suxum, 2015, 654 pages

ISBN: 978-5-89282-636-5

The second volume of collected works by V.G. Ardzinba comprises a large number of interesting articles devoted to the topics of Hittology, Hattology and Hurritology. These articles were published at different times in Russian and foreign scientific journals and books, which are little accessible now. This volume includes valuable and profound analysis made by the author in the genre of afterwards to the translated monographs by foreign experts in Hittology, as well as reviews of their books. Contribution of V.G. Ardzinba to the study of formation of social structure of the ancient Hittite society might give important clues for our understanding of how state and society of the Ancient Orient functioned and progressed. All the materials are analysed through comparison with the other archaic cultures (those of Africa, in particular). The Appendix contains Names Index and Index of Geographical Names.

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