© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 JANER 8.1 Also available online – www.brill.nl APPENDIX HATTIAN ORIGINS OF HITTITE RELIGIOUS CONCEPTS: THE SYNTAX OF ‘TO DRINK (TO) A DEITY’ (AGAIN) AND OTHER PHRASES PETRA M. GOEDEGEBUURE In the preceding pages O < uz Soysal has provided new, convincing evidence for a Hattian background of the well-known Hittite cul- tic expression d (DN) eku- “to drink a deity”. Although this phrase is not yet attested in Hattian itself (see his fn. 17), Soysal has shown that the original Hattian expression must have contained the deity in the Hattian dative case -n , thereby giving further, unexpected proof for the interpretation of d (DN) eku- as “to drink (to the honor of) a deity”. 1 Melchert 2 has shown how the alternation of ANA d (DN) eku- “to drink to (the honor of) a deity (dat.)” and d (DN) eku- “to drink (to the honor of) a deity (acc.)” is part of a larger syntactic phenome- non in Hittite 3 in which a construction of the type of ‘do something (acc.) to/for someone (dat.)’ competes with ‘do (to/for) someone (acc.) by means of something (instr.)’. Although the semantic roles patient and
Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2008
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