The Hittite Empire, ‘Ḫattusa’, in the 13th cent. BC
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There is demonstrable proof that as early as the 3rd millennium BC, Hittites were living in the area bordering on the inside of the arc formed by the river Halys. From the end of the 18th cent. BC onwards, they succeeded in creating a territorial state which was already characterize…

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Wittke, A.-M., “The Hittite Empire, ‘Ḫattusa’, in the 13th cent. BC”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists. Consulted online on 21 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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