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The Luwians performed at the least as very important a job because the Hittites within the historical past of the traditional close to East through the moment and primary millennia BCE, yet for numerous purposes they've been overshadowed through or even burdened with their extra recognized kin and neighbours. Redressing this imbalance, the current quantity by way of a global workforce of students bargains a complete, state of the art appraisal of the Luwians, the 1st of its variety in English. a short advent units the context and confronts the matter of defining 'the Luwians'. Following chapters describe their prehistory, background, writing and language, faith, and fabric tradition.

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