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Hattusilis III

 

the last important Hittite king; ruled during the New Kingdom, from circa 1304 B.C. to circa 1280 B.C.

Hattusilis III, the son of King Mursilis II, became king by overthrowing his nephew Urhi-teshub. He restored the power of the Hittite kingdom, moved the capital back to Hattusas, and concluded a treaty with the Egyptian pharaoh Rameses II, according to which Egypt recognized Hittite claim to northern Syria.

SOURCES

“Avtobiografiia Khattusili III.” In Khrestomatiia po istorii Drevnego Vostoka. Moscow, 1963. Pages 326–28.

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One of the earliest known peace treaties in existence was between the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II and the Hittite monarch Hattusili III in 1259 BC following the Battle of Kadesh.
However, there is nothing to favor this over the interpretation that a brotherless Alluwamna installed his younger son in the post, as Hattusili III would later install his younger son Tudhaliya.
Around 1250 BC, Hattusili III, king of the Hittites (Central Turkey), asked Ramesses II to send him a doctor to help his sister conceive.
Contrariamente a lo que se esperaba, designo como sucesor a su hijo Urhi-Teshub (solo se mantuvo en el poder entre el 1271 y el 1267), quien fue derrocado por Hattusili III (goberno largamente entre el 1267 y el 1237).
Was it Muwattalli II thinking about his Qids campaign or Hattusili III thinking about potentially having a grandson of his become pharaoh?
Thus we read in a letter from Hittite Great King Hattusili III of the mid-thirteenth century to his Babylonian counterpart Kadasman-Enlil II:
The writing of Ramses II's name indicates that his vessels date from the period following the wars against the Hittites, which concluded with the treaty between Ramses II and Hattusili III.
In a letter to the Babylonian king Kadashman-Enlil, Hattusili III of Hatti disingenuously claims as regards his own subjects: (5)
Mouton, "L'importance des reves dans l'existence de Hattusili III," in The Life and Times of Hattusili III and Tuthaliya IV, ed.
Furthermore, since one of the tokens is "the king of Tarhuntassa," the text must date to the Great Kingship of Hattusili III or later.
243), specifically, according to Starke, from the king of Ahhijawa to his Hittite counterpart, probably Hattusili III.
The New Hittite Apology of Hattusili III ends with a similar admonition, threatening divine punishment: