Angus is joined by Josho Brouwers, Murray Dahm, Mark McCaffery, Steven Weingartner and Sean Manning.
They discuss Ancient Warfare Magazine volume IX, issue 3 “The Hittites and their Successors“.
“Anatolia juts out from Asia and forms an important gateway to Europe. Essentially a large peninsula, it borders Syria in the south, Mesopotamia in the east, and the Aegean in the west. Over the course of time, it has been the home of a remarkable number of different peoples, speaking a great variety of different languages. In the second millennium BC , a powerful kingdom arose whose leaders rubbed shoulders with mighty rulers from other parts of the Near East: the kingdom of the Hittites.” More
Richard Beale, The Organization of the Hittite Military (Heidelberg 1992)
Dominique Charpin, Reading and Writing in Babylon. Jane Marie Todd tr., Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA and London, England 2010).
Robert Drews, End of the Bronze Age
Claus Wilcke, Wer las und schrieb in Babylonien und Assyrien. C.H. Beck, 2001. ISBN 978-3-7696-1612-5