Hittites

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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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At the beginning of the text, Reyes cites the Accadians, the Hitites, Crete, Pre-Sudanese art, Toltec pyramids and the Zapotec tombs in Monte Alban to argue that these discoveries "vienen hacia nosotros para demostrarnos que nuestro cuadro de las civilizaciones era incompleto y que hay otras formas posibles de concebir la vida" (XXI, 135).