Richard H. Beal received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and his PhD from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago in Hittitology. He is the author of The Organisation of the Hittite Military and many articles on various aspects of Hittite history and culture. He is a senior research associate on the Hittite Dictionary Project at the Oriental Institute.
This volume consists of 14 papers delivered by Assyriologists and biblical specialists at the 2007 Society of Biblical Literature congress in sessions devoted to the scholarly legacy of the late Tikva Frymer-Kensky, Professor of the Hebrew Bible at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.
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