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The Hittites (/ˈhɪtaɪts/) were an Ancient Anatolian people who ...

wikipedia - 17 Oct 2017
The Hittites (/ˈhɪtaɪts/) were an Ancient Anatolian people who established an empire centered on Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around 1600 BC. This empire reached its height during the mid-14th century BC under Suppiluliuma I, when it encompassed an area that included most of Anatolia as well as parts of the northern Levant and Upper Mesopotamia. Between the 15th and 13th centuries BC the Hittite Empire came into conflict with the Egyptian Empire, Middle Assyrian Empire and the empire of the Mita

Cities and settlements of the Hittites – Map

HeritageDaily - 17 Jan 2018
The Hittites were an ancient civilisation of Anatolian people centered in Hattusa who established an empire around 1600BCE. The empire reached its height during the mid-14th century BCE under Suppiluliuma I, when it encompassed an area that included ...

Before the Iron Age, Most Iron Came From Space

Atlas Obscura - 22 Dec 2017
Bjorkman believed that the Hittite used meteors as a way to keep track of historical events. Jambon takes this one step further and believes that they were also harvesting their early iron from these celestial omens, and then trading some to Egypt ...

Marked unsafe by US, Şanlıurfa boosts tourist numbers

Daily Sabah - 14 Jan 2018
The municipality counts on rising tourist numbers, and to attract more visitors have renovated and restored historic buildings in the city that have been home to a vast array of civilizations and historic figures, ranging from the Hittites to the ...

Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Illuminate the Demise of the Hittites

HeritageDaily - 14 Dec 2017
It is the longest thus far discovered document from Bronze Age Anatolia, and as such sheds more light on the use of the Luwian language and the hieroglyphic script, which was widespread for about 1,400 years. The documents illuminate the end of the ...

Jerusalem isn't only Jewish, and that's what makes it beautiful

+972 Magazine - 26 Dec 2017
In Judaism's earliest mythological moments, it was Semitic; throughout history, multicultural; and today, its most compelling parts are undeniably Arab. Scripturally, the Land of Israel is not the native land of the Jews, nor did Jerusalem begin as a ...

The Parsha and Current Events: Fulfilling the Torah as a Nation

Arutz Sheva - 07 Jan 2018
7) And Hashem said, “I have indeed seen the suffering of my people in Egypt. I have heard them cry out because of their slave drivers, and I am concerned about their suffering. 8) So I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to ...

Amasya: Two-day guide to the historic Black Sea city

Daily Sabah - 29 Dec 2017
This week's guide to getting out will plan your weekend getaway to a 2,500-year-old Hittite town, an Ottoman spa on a river, and the tombs of some Pontic Greek kings. And, surprise, it is all in the same place. Turkey's good for that kind of mix ...

Why are there so many evangelicals friends of Israel? (column)

Vail Daily News - 07 Jan 2018
Ancient Hebrews occupied the land of Canaan after evicting tribes, such as the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Hittites and other native people (Exodus 3:8). These Hebrews believed God wanted them to show no mercy to primitive Canaanites. Invading Hebrews ...

Life of Hittites to be revived with village

Hurriyet Daily News - 19 May 2017
A Hittite village will be established in the Central Anatolian province of Çorum's Boğazkale in an effort to provide a taste of the ancient past. “Our goal is to show how they lived. Our guests will also be able to find accommodation here in this big ...

Why West Asia could present India with many opportunities

Economic Times (blog) - 25 Dec 2017
West Asia has rarely been in control of its own destiny. While the ancient Sumerians, Assyrians and Hittites sought to control its trade routes and its limited agricultural land for expanding their own empires, the Persians soon swept in to dominate ...

Blaming Georgetown University for Slavery

American Spectator - 19 Jan 2018
Claims for restitution focus on those alive who are not responsible for crimes committed decades and centuries before. And responsibility for slavery is far broader than a particular American slaveholder. The sweep of human history is an unending ...

Ancient Hittite capital Çorum hopes for half a million tourists

Hurriyet Daily News - 21 Jun 2017
The Central Anatolian province of Çorum, which is home to the Hittite capital Hattusha and the ancient site of Alacahöyük, Turkey's first national excavation field, expects to host half a million tourists a year after work carried out by the Culture ...

World's Oldest Smiley Face May Decorate a Hittite Jug

Smithsonian - 24 Jul 2017
The Hittites, a culture that ruled much of present-day Turkey and Syria during Biblical times, might be best known for waging war on the Israelites and Egyptians and for their skill handling war chariots. When it comes to the day-to-day life of ...

Celebrating New Year with Pharaos at Abu Simbel Temple

Egypttoday - 31 Dec 2017
The baboon's cry was believed to welcome the rising sun. 3-_Great_Temple_of_Ramesses_II_(left)_and_Small_Temple_of_Nefertari_(right) Great Temple of Ramses II (left) and Small Temple of Nefertari (right) – Wikimeida Further into the temple, there are ...

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