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Hittites

An Indo-European people dominating an area west of Euphrates river between 2000 and 1000 BC. They were frequently at war with Egypt.
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A direct line can be traced between our institutions through the Roman Republic back to the Hittite Empire.
Idrimi inscription provided a useful source that helps document historic events, the geographical borders and political relationships prevailed between kingdoms in northern Syria at that time, said al-Sayyed, adding that it also enabled understand the nature and reasons of political and military conflict between the Mitannian kingdom and the Hittite Empire.
In the Bronze Age, the Minoans of Crete held bull leaping competitions, but this acrobatic ritual or sport also took place in the Indus Valley, the Hittite Empire and other ancient cultures.
What Garstang was trying to do with his survey was to prove that the Hittite Empire was a giant empire as opposed to popular belief at the time.
LAM Festival, Parts 1 and 2 [Wiesbaden, 1983-1984]), Singer concentrated his efforts on the political history of the Hittite empire of the late fourteenth through the early twelfth centuries B.
The battle is believed to have occurred in 1274 BCE between the Egyptians and the ancient Anatolians, who made up the Hittite empire, which included parts of modern day Turkey, Syria and Lebanon.
Turkey boasts many relics and one worth a visit is Hattusha; it was the capital of the Hittite Empire, whose relics include an archive of more than 25,000 cuneiform tablets.
In this area, remains of earthenware have been found that date back to the Hittite Empire (circa 1750-1180 BC), when clay was used to make vessels and dishes for cooking and storage, as well as for creating small votive idols.
Her introduction discusses the discovery of the Luwian inscriptions, the historical background of the Hittite Empire 1680-1200 and successor states, biblical Hittites, the hieroglyphic script, hieroglyphic scholarship, texts, and kingship.
Some 3,500 years ago, the magnificent city of Hattusa, capital of the Hittite Empire, was one of the Bronze Age's largest settlements.
WHILE Howard Carter was still to discover the tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt, a Liverpool archaeologist had already made exciting finds connected to the lost world of the Hittite Empire.
Most of it has remained in storage until the new show, entitled The Lost World of the Hittite Empire, opens to the public from tomorrow at the Victoria Gallery and Museum, Brownlow Hill.