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, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 22 September 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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