Hattusilis III

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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