The Authorship of the Old Hittite Palace Chronicle (CTH 8): A Case for Anitta

  title={The Authorship of the Old Hittite Palace Chronicle (CTH 8): A Case for Anitta},
  author={Alwin Kloekhorst},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  pages={143 - 155}
It is generally thought that the Old Hittite Palace Chronicle was composed by Muršili I (reigned ca. 1620–1590 BCE) and that the anecdotes featuring in this composition thus took place during the reign of his predecessor Ḫattušili I (ca. 1650–1620 BCE). Recently, Forlanini proposed that the text’s author was not Muršili I but rather Ḫattušili I, who tells about the times of his predecessor Labarna I (ca. 1680(?)–1650 BCE). In the present article it will be argued that both views are difficult… 
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    Journal of the American Oriental Society
  • 2021
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