The Old Hittite Version of Laws 164-166

  title={The Old Hittite Version of Laws 164-166},
  author={Harry Angier Hoffner},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  pages={206 - 209}
  • H. Hoffner
  • Published 1 July 1981
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
H. Otten and Chr. Riister copied as text number 5 in their recent volume of Hittite rituals and festival descriptions, KBo 25, a small fragment, which they regarded as similar to text 4, designated as "Ritualtext in ilterer Schrift."' The small size of KBo 25 5, and the occurrence in it of words commonly occurring in rituals and festivals gives the impression that it is indeed such a text. In fact, however, it is a duplicate to Hittite Laws 164-65. More important, although it may not be in what…