The Kikkuli Text on the Training of Horses
translated from the German by Gerhard F. Probst
The King Library Press, University of Kentucky Libraries
Lexington, Kentucky 1977
Copyright © 1977 by The Keeneland Association Library
THE KING LIBRARY PRESS
(a new publication)
THE KIKKULI TEXT
Training of Horses
(Ca. 1350 B.C.)
translated from the German
by Gerhard F. Probst
This is the first English version of the Hittite
Kikkuli Text, the oldest known manual
on the training of horses. It is printed in Caslon
Oldstyle on Hosho paper. There are fourteen
folded sheets laid in cases of linen and/or
marbled papers over boards.
Designed by Carolyn Hammer. Illustrated by
Carolyn Whitesel, after Hittite bas reliefs.
Composed by Carolyn Whitesel, David Farrell
and Gay Reading. Printed by Sallie Ruff.
Marbled papers and cases made by Judy Bullington,
Linda Compton, Joan Davis, Ricky
Ezell, Josephine Lazarus, Deborah Peck, Jed
Porter, Charles Timberlake, and Wendy
Wonderley (apprentices at the King Library
125 numbered copies.
Price: 50.00 dollars.
The King Library Press
University of Kentucky Libraries
Lexington, Kentucky 40506