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The Written Word

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Keeping records and studying history, scribes were some of the most important advisors to the kings.

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How can a civilization that heavily influenced our language, legal system, mythology, and the Bible possibly be forgotten? Through thrilling reenactments and on-location interviews with world-renowned experts, we examine the world of the Hittites, a dynasty that, 3,500 years ago, vanquished armies, toppled empires, and fought off plagues-yet somehow got lost in the annals of history.

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