Marianne Luban
re: Mursili's Omen of the Sun
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:22
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And see here about Hittites and omens and oracles. For all we know, this whole thing may be about nothing more than a cult statue being asked a question. The Egyptians did this and, evidently, so did the Hittites:

https://books.google.com/books?id=VJ-kv9ueQREC&pg=PA57&lpg=PA57&dq=Mursili+omen+of+the+sun&source=bl&ots=18_1ZPH1nN&sig=ljVHvhUZJ_s7zL2ZwFI_BJHyixI&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjXlonw3IHVAhVBMGMKHasLBYo4ChDoAQhRMA4#v=onepage&q=Mursili%20omen%20of%20the%20sun&f=false

  • re: Mursili's Omen of the SunMarianne Luban, Tue Jul 11 11:51
    Arinniti was a sun goddess to whom, it is claimed Mursili II was particularly devoted. She is represented in this relief:... more
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