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14 09, 2017

Who were the Hittites? West Asian history

By |2019-09-05T05:39:53-07:00September 14th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

Hittites: musicians in long and short tunics (1500 BC, modern Turkey) History of the Hittites The Hittites were Indo-European people. They seem to have moved south from the Caspian Sea into southern Turkey around 2000 BC, about the same time that the Trojans were moving into Troy and the Greeks were moving into Greece. Yamnaya/ Indo-European  Central Asian history Where did the [...]

7 07, 2017

What was the Ionian revolt?

By |2019-09-23T05:36:09-07:00July 7th, 2017|Greeks, History, West Asia|0 Comments

Theater of Miletus Cyrus the Great In 539 BC, Cyrus the Great made himself the King of Kings. He ruled all of West Asia. Along the coast of Anatolia (modern Turkey), Cyrus conquered the Lydians. Who were the Lydians? Who was Cyrus the Great? All our West Asia articles Then Cyrus conquered the [...]