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Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily News
Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:00 -0700

For a new project begun within the scope of Museums' Week, the Bilkent Cultural Initiative (BKG), the largest museum store chain in Turkey, has brought 3-D printing technology to the Topkapı Palace Museum Store, displaying a 3-D printed reproduction of ...

Daily Sabah

Daily Sabah
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:48:45 -0700

In the first book, young Puduhepa, residing in Lawazantiya, meets the Hittite King Hattusili III who fights against the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II. Hattusili is involved in a plot to kill Ramses, but Puduhepa tries to clear his name. The queen's deep ...

Daily Sabah

Daily Sabah
Thu, 21 May 2015 13:48:45 -0700

... Anatolia: "Many of the Luwian kingdoms that ruled western Anatolia such as Arzawa, Wilusa, Mira, Hapalla and Lukka formed a military alliance after 1200 B.C. These kingdoms assaulted Cyprus, Syria and Cilicia and went into war with the great ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:00:35 -0700

One Hittite king foreshadows Greek historiography when he chronicles in detail his frustration at the incompetence of some of his military officers during the siege of a Hurrian city. The Phoenicians were just as great seafarers as any Greeks. The ...


Mon, 07 Sep 2015 22:03:45 -0700

The Mitanni inscription, dated 1380 BC, records a treaty between a Mitanni king and a Hittite king. It mentions several gods whose names occur in the Rigveda. These are: Indara (Indra), Mitras (Mitra), Nasatiya (Nasitya, that is, the Asvins) and ...
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 12:35:34 -0800

Among the highlights were walls that bear millennia-old hieroglyphs; sculptures from the palace of Katuwa, a Hittite king who ruled the area around 900 B.C.; and a mosaic floor in the palace of Sargon II, an Assyrian king who reigned around 700 B.C..
Discovery News
Tue, 31 Jul 2012 06:36:57 -0700

... - A statue of a warrior king found in what now is Turkey once stood almost 13 feet tall. - The statue was likely meant to guard a passageway to a Neo-Hittite royal city. A newly discovered statue of a curly-haired man gripping a spear and a sheath ...
Breaking Energy
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:01:35 -0700

One letter, sent from a Hittite king, pleads for help: “It is a matter of life or death!” Another letter, sent from the city of Emar, in what is now inland Syria, states simply, “If you do not quickly arrive here, we ourselves will die of hunger.” The ...

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