The Hittite

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Ben Bova brings us an exciting new take on the timeless legend of Troy.This is the tale of Lukka, the Hittite soldier who traveled across Greece in search of the vicious slave traders who kidnapped his wife and sons. He tracks them all the way to war-torn Troy, where he proves himself a warrior to rank with noble Hector and swift Achilles. Lukka is the man who builds the Trojan horse for crafty Odysseus, who topples the walls of Jericho for the Israelites, and who steals the beautiful Helen-the legendary face that launched a thousand ships-from her husband Menaleus, fighting his way across half the known world to bring her safely to Egypt.
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display_description Returning home from a long, brutal campaign against the Armenian army, the Hittite soldier Lukka finds the once magnificent Hatti empire in chaos, its capital city Hattusa engulfed in fire and terrorized by marauding gangs. His wife and young sons have been taken by slave traders.
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subject_facet Hittites -- Fiction, Trojan War -- Fiction, Troy (Extinct city) -- Fiction
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title_full The Hittite, The Hittite / Ben Bova, The Hittite [electronic resource] / Ben Bova
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