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 (mĭ-tăn′ē, -tä′nē)
An ancient kingdom of northwest Mesopotamia between the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers. Founded probably by Aryans, the kingdom was established c. 1500 bc, came under Hittite domination by 1350, and was conquered by Assyria c. 1275.

Mi·tan′ni·an adj. & n.
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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.
The Akkadian texts include material from the ancient Assyrian, Babylonian, Hittites, Ugaritic, Eblite, and Mitannian cultures.
72) In northern Syria, they met the Mitannian empire, which was built around ethnic Hurrians.
Ten Cate, the city of Kadesh--according to Peter Brand (14) the all-present thorn in the side of the Pharaohs--had gone back to Mitannian control before the onset of Akhenaton's reign.
when Amenhotep III married the daughter of the Mitannian king, she was allowed to use the title "Mistress of Egypt" and was acknowledged as a primary wife, albeit not the consort.
Mitannian, and Middle Assyrian sources that have helped Podany to anchor Hana chronology.
Here are a few examples: Matthews mentions "the Mitannian principalities further to the east of the Tigris" (pp.