The earliest attested Indo-European languages, spoken in modern-day Turkey and Syria, were the Anatolian languages. They included Hittite, Palaic, Luvian, Lycian, Lydian, Carian, Pisidian, and Sidetic (all extinct).
  • Hoffner, H. A, & Melchert, H. C. (2008). A grammar of the Hittite language. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.
    Olin Oversize P945.H59 2008 +

    The standard reference grammar of Hittite; very thorough.

  • Melchert, H. C. (1993). Cuneiform Luvian lexicon. Chapel Hill: self-published.
    available online

    A complete dictionary with etymologies.

  • Melchert, H. C. (1994). Anatolian historical phonology. Amsterdam: Rodopi.
    Olin P944.5.M43w 1994 in room 501

    A systematic description of the sound systems of all the Anatolian languages and their developments; offers new perspectives and hypotheses.

  • Melchert, H. C. (2004). A dictionary of the Lycian language. Ann Arbor: Beech Stave Press.
    Olin P953.M45 2004

    A complete dictionary with etymologies.

  • Puhvel, J. (1984). Hittite etymological dictionary. Berlin: Mouton.
    Olin P945.Z8 1984 in room 501

    An etymological dictionary with textual citations.