1994-95 ANNUAL REPORT
Harry A. Hoffner, Jr.
Once again, in 1994/95 Harry Hoffner used the majority of his research time for the directing and editing of the Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago . In addition to teaching and committee work, he also traveled, lectured, and authored or edited several articles and books.
Publications from his hand which appeared in 1994/95 include "From Head to Toe in Hittite," in Go To The Land I Will Show You: Studies in Honor of Dwight W. Young , edited by Victor Matthews (Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1994); "Hittite immakku: `moreover' or `just now'?," in Atti del II congresso internazionale de hittitolgia , edited by Onofrio Carruba, Mauro Giorgieri, and Clelia Mora (Pavia: Iuculano, 1994); "Hittite iwar and Related Modes of Expressing Comparison," Istanbuler Mitteilungen 43 (1994): 39-51; "Legal and Social Institutions of Hittite Anatolia," in Civilizations of the Ancient Near East , edited by Jack M. Sasson, Karen Rubinson, John Baines, and Gary M. Beckman (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1995); "Mühle, bei den Hethitern," in Reallexikon der Assyriologie , edited by Dietz Otto Edzard (Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1995); "The Hittite Laws," in Law Collections from Mesopotamia and Asia Minor , edited by Martha Roth (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1995); "The Hittite Word for `Oil' and its Derivatives," Historische Sprachforschung 107 (1994): 104-112; "The Hittites," in Peoples of the Old Testament World , edited by Gerald Mattingly and Edwin Yamauchi (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1994); and the recently appeared volume The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Volume P, fascicle 1 (pa- to para ) (Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 1994).
Work accepted and forthcoming includes "About Questions," in a Festschrift ; "Appu and His Two Sons," "The Queen of Kanesh," and "The Sungod and the Cow," in The Context of Scripture: Canonical Compositions, Monumental Inscriptions and Archival Documents from the Biblical World (Leiden: E. J. Brill); "Hittite Archives," in The Archaeology of Anatolia: An Encyclopedia (New York: Garland Publishing Company); "Hittite Equivalents of Old Assyrian kumrum and epattum ," Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes ; "Hittite Language" and "Hittites," in Encyclopedia of Near Eastern Archaeology (New York: Oxford University Press); "Hittites," in Encyclopedia of Near Eastern Archaeology , edited by Eric M. Meyers (New York: Oxford University Press); "Nachlass, bei den Hethitern," in Reallexikon der Assyriologie (Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter); "On Safari in Hittite Anatolia," Journal of Indo-European Studies; Perspectives on Hittite Civilization: Selected Writings of Hans Gustav Güterbock , Assyriological Studies (Chicago: The Oriental Institute), and The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Volume P, fascicle 2 (para to pattar ) (Chicago: The Oriental Institute).
Research in progress, but not yet submitted, includes The Hittite Laws , Documenta et Monumenta Orientis Antiqui (Leiden: E. J. Brill) and the next fascicle of the P Volume of the Hittite Dictionary .
During the 1994/95 academic year Hoffner also continued to function as a member of the editorial board of the Society of Biblical Literature's Writings from the Ancient World series and as Hittitological consultant for the project Context of Scripture , edited by W. W. Hallo and K. Lawson Younger, Jr., to be published by E. J. Brill in Leiden, The Netherlands.
Revised: July 30, 2007