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Title: The Luwian Hieroglyphic Contribution to Anatolian Geography
Author(s): WOUDHUIZEN, Fred C.
Journal: Anatolica
Volume: 29    Date: 2003   
Pages: 1-6
DOI: 10.2143/ANA.29.0.2015509

Abstract :
The reconstruction of the geography of western Anatolia during the Hittite Empire period has been a hotly disputed subject, with widely differing views being ventilated in the course of time. It is true that the identification of place names like Millawanda and Apaša with classical Miletos and Ephesos, respectively, goes back to the days of Bedrich Hrozny (1929) and John Garstang & Oliver Gurney (1959), but nonetheless Susanne Heinhold-Krahmer wrote her in-depth study of the western country, and later province, Arzawa (1977) without attempting to draw it on a map. A major step forward in the reconstruction of the geography of western Anatolia, producing unimpeachable identifications, was achieved by Heinrich Otten with the publication in 1988 of a treaty between greatking Tudhaliyas IV and his vassal-king Kuruntas of Tarhuntassa on a bronze tablet from Boğazk√∂y-Hattusa. In this treaty the boundaries of the province of Tarhuntassa are meticulously described.

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