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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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Known as The Mittani within the virtual world of "Eve Online," Gianturco commands an army of 40,000 space pilots loyal to his Imperium coalition.
Amenophis ile Mittani Krali Tushrata nin tedavileri icin de Asurlu hekimlerin gonderildigi anlasilmaktadir.
The former, an eccentric scholar even among committed Nazis, led Oppenheim to take a racialized approach in his investigations, and Max concluded that Tell Halaf had been a bastion of the "Aryan Mittani.
Their number included (at various times) Egypt, the Hittite region, Mittani (north Syria), Assyria (north Iraq), Babylonia (south Iraq), Elam (southwest Iran), Cyprus and Arzawa (western Turkey).
Ali said police raided the militant hideout on a tip that some suicide bombers were hiding in the area of Mittani.
The kingdom of Mittani occupied roughly the same territory spanning Syria, Iraq, Turkey, and Iran in the 14th Century BC that many Kurds now hope will one day form an independent Kurdistan.
Babylonia laid to the south and to the west was Assyria, whose revolt against the Hurrian kingdom of Mittani probably led to Nuzi's destruction in the 14th century and ultimately contributed to Mittani's collapse.
Ello trajo como consecuencia conflictos con las ciudades-estados de Siria-Palestina y con las potencias del momento, como Mittani y Hatti, obligando a Egipto a mantenerse en constante estado de guerra.
However, Nuzi, which lies 13 km away, was an important town, and the tablets discovered there are all the more important since the sources available on the Mittani empire, which ruled over the entire region, are scarce.
Streck doubts the historicity of the passage; differently Kuhne, "Imperial Mittani," 216; Freu, Histoire du Mitanni, 45.
Are they the king of Kassu or the king of Mittani that they take the land of the king for themselves?
The text examples from the Mittani Letter, the Hurro-Hittite Bilingual, and the Tis-atal inscription remain the same as in the first edition.