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Hittite Warrior

Uriah reaches Judea and saves a young boy from being sacrificed to Molech he is given succor for a time by the Hebrews Later he finds Sisera and joins him in war It was uite good though it was sometimes hard to follow Also throughout the whole book I did not notice things like When I was nine or 3 years later or That happened 5 months ago Overall it was very good and I would recommend it to other readers

SUMMARY Hittite Warrior

Against these same people When the Canaanites are defeated the young Hittite has the opportunity to come to a peace with himself the Hebrew people and their God I loved how it wrapped up the different cultures and their gods This story is told through the eyes of Uriah the Hittite He ends up on different journeys through different events that happen to him The author took the Bible story of the Prophetess Deborah as well as the story of Jael and weaved a tell that tells a lot about the times and beliefs on many different nations during this time Enjoyed

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When Uriah Tarhund's Hititte home is destroyed by invading Greeks his dying father tells him to go seek a Canaanite named Sisera He will help you For my sake When Hittite Warrior tells the story of a teenage Hittite boy named Uriah Tarhund He came from a people who ruled the northern world and the Egyptians ruled the southern world His father was a lord and kinsman of the chief province of Arzawa One fateful day in the 13th year of the reign of the king his father and he embarked to Hattusas to pay tribute Little did he know that trip would end so tragically While on his journey his mother and sister were killed His entire province was decimated and many were killed Three years later his father died but not before making Uriah promise to travel to Canaan and live there Travelling with a caravan his decision to save the life of a young trader named Hannibaal took him to Tyre where he made a friend named Jotham a Hebrew This friendship set him on a path that would change his life foreverThe book is based during the time of the Judges which was roughly 1200 BC If you have read through the Old Testament book of Judges with your children they will recognize the two important names of Deborah and Barak Deborah and Barak are the two judges who defeated the Canaanites in Judges 4 They will also recognize the song of Deborah from Judges 5 They will also learn a bit of geography There is a tiny map in the front that serves as a basic guide for the region of the book but they can further their knowledge by having an atlas or world map and track the journeys of Uriah Your children will also be exposed to different societies religious practices and customs of these ancient people For example they will learn about an ancient Ammonite god named Moloch who reuired the sacrifice of a young child to appease himThis is an A historical fiction novel for children 10 and up I a 30 male had a hard time putting this book down and read it in one weekend While I would argue that this book is geared towards a male audience girls might enjoy it as well What I really loved about this book is the era and region it was written about So much historical fiction based in ancient times focuses on Egypt or Rome and that s it Ms Williamson chose a neglected but eually important region and delivered a masterpiece I am very pleased with Bethlehem Books Living History Library series and cannot wait to dive into another book Be sure to check out other books from this author particularly God King


About the Author: Joanne Williamson

Joanne S Williamson was born on May th in Arlington Massachusetts Though she had interests in both writing and music and attended Barnard College and Diller uaile School of Music it was writing that became the primary focus for her career after college She was a feature writer for Connecticut newspapers until when she moved to Kennebunkport Maine and began to write historic.



10 thoughts on “Hittite Warrior

  1. says:

    Hittite Warrior tells the story of a teenage Hittite boy named Uriah Tarhund He came from a people who ruled the northern world and the Egyptians ruled the southern world His father was a lord and kinsman of the chief province of Arzawa One fateful day in the 13th year of the reign of the king his father and he embarked to Hattusas to pay tribute Little did he know that trip would end so tragically While on hi

  2. says:

    A great way to bring the period of the Sea Peoples Movement and the biblical book of Judges to life

  3. says:

    This has got to be one of the worst books ever written The entire way through it seemed as if the author was TRYING to confuse the reader and she did an excellent job at it Nothing about it was well done

  4. says:

    It was uite good though it was sometimes hard to follow Also throughout the whole book I did not notice things like When I was nine or 3 years later or That happened 5 months ago Overall it was very good and I would recommend it to other readers

  5. says:

    This story definitely fulfilled the historical reuirement of historical fiction The descriptions the dialogue and the attitudes of the characters all wove together to give the impression of being right in the middle of biblical lands and times I'm not sure how many of the details were real and how many were fabricated for

  6. says:

    Terrible Just terrible

  7. says:

    One of the worst books I have ever read

  8. says:

    It’s good as an ancient history and lit supplement for 11 12 yr olds Great effort to intersect various civilizations and cultures during the time of Israel’s judges and the scenes in the camp of Deborah and Barak I thought were impressive overall The development and character of the main guy was ok but something about

  9. says:

    I loved how it wrapped up the different cultures and their gods This story is told through the eyes of Uriah the Hittite He ends up on different journeys through different events that happen to him The author took the Bible story of the Prophetess Deborah as well as the story of Jael and weaved a tell that tells a lot about the times and beliefs on many different nations during this time Enjoyed

  10. says:

    I have mixed feelings about this book I really liked how it wove together the histories of various ancient tribes in the

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