Synonyms for hattusa or Related words with hattusa
Examples of "hattusa"
Although some have identified Pteria with
(Boğazkale), and with the near site of Kerkenes, this is uncertain; Herodotus mentions Pteria as near Sinop on the Black Sea, which is not at all close to
His older brother Muwatalli moved his seat in Tarhuntassa and appointed him governor of
was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1986.
Later, after Sayce had turned his attention to Egyptology, archives were discovered at
that unlocked the language spoken there.
Only a generation later, a Hittite-speaking king had chosen the site as his residence and capital. The Hittite language had been gaining speakers at the Hattic language's expense for some time. The Hattic Hattus now became the Hittite
, and the king took the name of Hattusili I, the "one from
It is known that Suppiluliuma II, last known Great King of
and ursurper from Hartapu's point of view, conquered Tarhuntassa during a military campaign. This may have brought Hartapu's reign to an end. Tarhuntassa may have been ruled by the great king of
again and collapsed together with the rest of the Hittite empire.
Ankuwa was an ancient Hattian and Hittite settlement in central Anatolia. Along with
and Katapa, it was one of the capitals from which the Hittite kings reigned during the year. Travelling from
, the royal entourage would arrive at Imralla on the first night, Hobigassa on the second, and Ankuwa on the third.
He is known from two inscriptions in Hieroglyphic Luwian. They record wars against former vassal Tarhuntassa, and against Alasiya in Cyprus. One inscription is found at the base of Nisantepe in the Upper City of
; the other is on the northern corner of the East Pond (Pond 1), in what is known as Chamber 2. This served as a water reservoir for
Yazılıkaya (Turkish; "inscribed rock") was a sanctuary of
, the capital city of the Hittite Empire, today in the Çorum Province, Turkey.
Hattusili III (Hittite: "from
") was a king of the Hittite empire (New Kingdom or Late Empire) c. 1267–1237 BC (short chronology timeline).
Hugo Winckler (4 July 1863 – 19 April 1913) was a German archaeologist and historian who uncovered the capital of the Hittite Empire (
) at Boğazkale, Turkey.
He was succeeded by his son, Anitta, who is best known for conquering
, the future Hittite capital, and memorializing his achievement using the Hittite language.
Hattusili II (Hittite: "from
") may have been a king of the Hittite Empire (New kingdom) ca. the early 14th century BC (short chronology).
The sources on Kurunta's life include two treaties between
and Tarhuntassa, mention in the so-called Tawagalawa Letter, numerous seals, and a rock inscription.
Despite receiving aid from Yamhad and Carchemish, Urshu was burned and destroyed; its lands were plundered and the booty taken to the Hittite capital
Mursili appointed his youngest son Hattusili III priest of the Sausga / Ishtar in Samuha. The Hittites of
apparently remembered the goddess of Samuha as a protective deity.
The Hittite Old Kingdom emerges towards the close of the Middle Bronze Age, conquering
under Hattusili I (17th century BCE).
Some sources indicate Suppiluliuma II's end is unknown or he was simply "vanished", while some claim he was killed during the sack of
in 1190 BCE.
This led to recriminations on behalf of Suppiluliuma, who again attacks Amqu, drives the Egyptians from it and returns with prisoners to
Sarissa was founded in the 16th century BC as a midsized provincial town, close to Kussara. The scribes in
catalogued Sarissa in the "Upper Land" of Hatti.
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