Kassite


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Noun1.Kassite - a member of an ancient people who ruled Babylonia between 1600 and 1200 BCKassite - a member of an ancient people who ruled Babylonia between 1600 and 1200 BC
Caucasian, White, White person - a member of the Caucasoid race
2.Kassite - an ancient language spoken by the Kassites
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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A June-July 2011 symposium in Munich looked at the Kassite dynasty in Babylonia 1415-1155 BC.
Oshima posits that the poem was composed late in the Kassite period.
The Aryans who had settled around Varanasi were known as Kassite city was flanked by the rivers Varna and Asia from which the place derives its name.
The Tour Guide License Programme will cover the history of Qatar from the Al Ubaidi Period through the Bronze Age, Kassite Period, Greek and Roman influences, Sasonid Period, Islamic Period, Umayyad and Abbassid Period and Bani Khalid Time right up to British rule and recent contemporary history of Qatar.
Among the topics are foreigners under foreign rule in Kassite Babylonia during the second half of the second millennium BC, non-priestly and priestly legislation concerning strangers, resident aliens and natives in the holiness legislation, and Gentile Yhwh-worshipers and their participation in the cult of Israel.
respectively, while the bird-shaped clay whistle once displayed in the Iraq Museum, Baghdad, was made by a Babylonian craftsman in the Kassite period, around 1400 B.
Adding yet another name meaning "sun" by incorporating the language of her Kassite ancestors, "Suryash Hatawi Shamsa" then narrates stories of her ancestors' travels and hardships, and by doing so she offers an alternative to the site-specific nationalism to which the narrator's family subscribes:
Iranian culture, on the other hand, like Kassite culture in earlier times, had only limited impact on the western holdings of these dynasties.
Kassite conquerors terminated the Babylonian era at the turn of the second millennium BC and introduced a bronze age characterised by relative cultural stagnation.
During a state-sponsored surge of literary collection and invention in the Kassite period (c.
It is clear that throughout Mesopotamian history generations of scribal families controlled the entire output of literary and scientific works; some of them, in the Hellenistic period, even claimed to trace their ancestry back to a distant ancestor who, if the person involved was historical, has been calculated to have lived during what is known as the Kassite period, in the middle of the second millennium before the present era.
An equestrian archer grafted to a horse with a scorpion's tail rides on some Babylonian boundary stones from the Kassite period and the 12th century B.