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Ulušna

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Inventory No 2973
   
Geographical Type City
Determinative URU
   
   
Literature Cornelius, F., 1958: "Geographie der Hethiterreiches", OrNS 27, 225-251, 373-398.

Forlanini, M., 1977: "L'Anatolia nord-occidentale nell'impero eteo" SMEA 18, 197-225.

Forlanini, M., 2008: “The Central Provinces of Hatti: An Updating”, K. Strobel (ed.), New Perspectives on the Historical Geography and Topography of Anatolia in the II and I Millennium B.C.(Eothen 16), Firenze, 145-188.

Forlanini M. - M. Marazzi 1986: Atlante Storico del Vicino Oriente Antico 4.3, Roma.

Haas, V., 1994: Geschichte der hethitischen Religion, Leiden – New York – Köln.

Hoffner, H.A., 1969: "A Hittite Text in Epic Style About Merchants", JCS 22, 34-35

del Monte, G. - J. Tischler 1978: Die Orts- und Gewässernamen der hethitischen Texte (RGTC 6), Wiesbaden.

Polit, A., 1999: "Die Stadt Katapa im Lichte hethitische Keilschrifttexte", Hethitica 14, 81-96.

Popko, M.,1994: Zippalanda. Ein Kultzentrum im hethitischen Kleinasien (THeth 21), Heidelberg.

von Schuler, E., 1968: "Ein protohattisches Tontafelfragment", JCS 22, 4-6.

Xačatrjan, V. N., 1976: "Nekotorye voprosy toponimiki central'nyx raionov strany Xatti", Drevnij Vostok 2, Erevan, 67-74.
   
   
Administration Capital of a ḫalṣu district including the following towns/villages (HT 2: IV 15 – V 5): Ḫapinuwa, Kitauielluwa, Taḫazziziya, Kāmašši (or Kāparši), Ḫašeruqqa, Šalaliwara (or Šatliwara), Muttana, Anḫirziya, Wakina, Zišp[a?..], Ḫin[...], Di?[...], [.... ], Šattušna, Šāḫaputta, Muzananta, Zišpinuwa
Palace
É.GAL ḫammašaš (KBo 10. 10: IV 9)
Properties (of)
É mNanā (KBo 10.10: IV 8)
mZu-ú (Zuwa) GAL. LÚ GIŠGIDRU (IV 10)
mPallanza LÚKUŠ7..GUŠKIN (IV 11)
   
Cult Pantheon
In the Fragm. Jendryschik Ulušna occurs in a ritual context (with Hattian songs) together with the deities Kattaḫḫa and Taḫaya (von Schuler [1968]).
Personnel
The men of Ulušna attend Zippalanda's cult ceremonies (CTH 635), together with the ḫapeš and UR.BAR.RA men of Šalampa, Kātapa, and Kartapaḫa (Popko [1994], 12, 57. 102-103, 110-111).
   
History
   
   
Ancient Textual Documentation CTH 235: KBo 10. 10: IV 12
CTH 235 II: HT 2: IV 15, V 5
CTH 635. 13: KBo 2. 12: II 40 VI 9'; KBo 20. 3: obv. 12'
CTH 670. 475: KBo 13.219: 4'
CTH 743. 12: Fragm. Jendryschik: II 8, III 3'
   
   
Net of Routes
   
Localization
(sure or highly probable)
In the list of women singers (HT 2) her district occurs together with those of Kātapa, Šalma, Kartapaḫa, Paršananḫila, Kukuwawa, and the towns Taḫurpa, Ankuwa, Pašdu, Tiššuwa, Dunna. In the women list KBo 10. 10 U. occurs between towns of the districts Paršananḫila (Taḫaya) and Kartapaḫa (Marešduḫa....). In the cult ceremonies of Zippalanda (CTH 635) personnel of U. Uccur together with personnel of Šalampa (Šalma), Kātapa and Kartapaḫa.
In the inventory fragment KBo 13. 219 U. Occurs together with the town Šanay[a..] and the mountain Warḫu[wanza?]. Location in the area around Zippalanda (Uşaklı?), not far from today Yozgat. If Wakina= Class. Oukena/Euagina, then east of Tavium/Büyüknefesköy. Cf. Forlanini (2008) 159-160: south of or along the Delice Irmak.
   
Other Localization Proposals Cornelius (1952) 380-381: not far from Kaneš; Hoffner (1969) 37 n.43: instead of Ú-lu-uš-na should be read Šam-lu-uš-na; Xačatrjan (1976) 74-75: to be read Šamlušna; Forlanini (1977) 221, 225: south of Tavium; del Monte – Tischler (1978), 453-454, near Kartapaḫa; Forlanini, Marazzi (1986): south of Tavium; Popko (1994) 13, 29-31: in the area of Zippalanda (Alaca Höyük); Polit (1999) 187-188: in the area of Zippalanda (Alaca Höyük)
   
   
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