Michele Gama Sosa

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Berries Springs, MI
Yale University, University Of Chicago
History, Politics, Facts
  • Michele holds a Ph.D in Near Eastern History from the University of Chicago, where he wrote about the Hittite Empire and its relations with Europe in the context of the historical Trojan War.
  • Michele has published with the International Congress of Hittitology and his writing received praise for opening a new field in the history of the Near East.
  • He enjoys writing short historical pieces for his private blog on virtually any obscure niche topic in history.


Michele holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern History from the University of Chicago, where he investigated the links between the Hittite Empire and Europe around the city of Troy. Michele’s small corpus of published academic work has received praise from Near Eastern scholars for its originality and for its groundbreaking work in the historiography of the Near East. Currently, Michele works as a freelance writer, publishing about historical topics he finds interesting. Apart from the Near East, he enjoys Medieval, Renaissance, and early modern history. When not writing history, he enjoys writing historical fiction and is currently working on turning his dissertation into a novel on the life of Hittite emperor Muwatalli II.


Michele holds a B.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Yale University and a Ph.D. In Near Eastern History from the University of Chicago.
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