Crime and Sexual Offense in Hatti [Podcast]

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In a recent special Near Eastern Archaeology issue on crime and punishment in the Bible and the Near East, Dr. Ilan Peled authored the article, “Crime and Sexual Offense in Hatti.” I had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Peled about crime and punishment in the Hittite kingdom. His article offers background and focuses on one case-study: crimes related to sexual behavior. The discussion was limited to one main example, incest prohibitions and the regulation of kin relations, which have not previously been studied as a distinct topic.

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Ilan Peled is a postdoctoral fellow at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. He earned his BA and MA degrees from Tel-Aviv University (Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures), and his PhD from Bar-Ilan University (Hebrew and Semitic Languages). He was formerly a Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) and New York University (Hebrew and Judaic Studies), and a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Institute of Archaeology). His research interests and publications focus on sexuality and gender in the ancient Near East and also include social and cross-cultural perspectives on religion, cult, ritual practices, and jurisdiction.

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