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Title: The Sun Deity of the Hilammar
Subtitle: An Unnoticed 'Pan-Luwian' Deity?
Author(s): MOUTON, A. , RUTHERFORD, I.
Journal: Bibliotheca Orientalis
Volume: 67    Issue: 3-4   Date: 2010   
Pages: 276-281
DOI: 10.2143/BIOR.67.3.2057456

Abstract :
This article examines the importance of the Sun deity of the hilammar in the Luwian pantheons. This deity is mentioned in the Lallupiya-Ištanuwa festival texts, as well as in the Amarna Letter VBoT 2 sent by the King of Arzawa to the Pharaoh. As he is shared at least by two distinct Luwian religious spheres, we suggest that the Sun deity of the hilammar is an important 'pan-Luwian' deity.

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