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
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: