Re: Odin as a Trojan Prince

From: cas111jd@...
Message: 8609
Date: 2001-08-18

Assuwa was a confederation of west Anatolian city-states opposed to
Hittite rule and headed by Arduqqa, which I believe was bronze age
Sardis. Originally, Asia was a general region the Greeks recognized
as western Anatolia, which included roughly the ancient kingdom of
Lydia. Yes, Asia was derived from Assuwa.

--- In cybalist@..., tgpedersen@... wrote:
> --- In cybalist@..., cas111jd@... wrote:
> > >
> This is seen in the
> > Hittite records where the 'king of Ahhiyawa' (Achaea) supported
> > revolts in Arzawa (Caria) and probably Assuwa (Asia). The latter
> > included the king of Wilusa (Ilion), but Wilusa was later a loyal
> > vassal, sending a contingent of troops to Syria to fight at
> > against Rameses (the "Drdn" of Egyptian records = Dardanians of
> > Hellespont).
> >
> Assuwa? I forgot that "Asia" came from something. Another item for
> *as- collection. "Asiamen", hm!
> Torsten