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Hittite Texts and Greek ReligionContact, Interaction, and Comparison$
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Ian Rutherford

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780199593279

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2020

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199593279.001.0001

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Anatolian–Greek Religious Interaction in the LBA

Anatolian–Greek Religious Interaction in the LBA

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(p.98) 5 Anatolian–Greek Religious Interaction in the LBA
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Hittite Texts and Greek Religion
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Ian Rutherford

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199593279.003.0005

Chapter 5 looks at contact between the Hittites and Mycenaean Greece and between states of W. Anatolia (e.g. Arzawa) and Mycenaean Greeece in the Late Bronze Age. Evidence for this is limited but significant, e.g. a Hittite text which mentions the presence of gods of Mycenaean greece/Ahhiyawa and Lazpa/Lesbos at the Hittite court, and a treaty between the Hittites and the state of Wilusa (Troy?) which seems to ention a deity Apaliuna, i.e. Apollo. I argue that religious ideas might have moved in either direction as the result of political alliances and diplomatic exchanges, and perhaps participation in common sanctuaries.

Keywords:   Contact, Ahhiyawa, Lesbos, diplomacy, interface, Apollo

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