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Anatolian News

Hattusa: A Journey into the Heart of the Hittite Empire 

Hello history enthusiasts! Today, let’s embark on a time-traveling adventure to Hattusa, the mysterious capital of the Hittite Empire, peacefully resting in the vast plains [more…]

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Anatolian News Central Anatolia

Scientists have the deciphering of the Anatolian hieroglyphs discovered in the Yerkapı Tunnel in Hattusa

The deciphering of the Anatolian hieroglyphs discovered during last year’s Hattusa excavations, led by Prof. Dr. Andreas Schachner, has been completed. The Anatolian hieroglyphs discovered [more…]

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Anatolian News Central Anatolia

The Hittite city of Samuha will be open to visitors in 2024

The 3,800-year-old Hittite city Kayalıpınar, located in the Yıldızeli district of Sivas and formerly known as Samuha, is planned to be opened to visitors next [more…]

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Anatolian News Central Anatolia

A new Indo-European language has been discovered in the Hittite capital Hattusa

In ongoing excavations in Hattusa, the capital of the Hittites, who established Anatolia’s first central state, a new Indo-European language has been discovered. Hattusa is [more…]

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Anatolian News Central Anatolia

In Kayalıpınar, a seal impression belonging to Hattusili III, which will impact Hittite history, was discovered

In the excavations conducted at the Kayalıpınar Ruins, located within the boundaries of the Sivas province in present-day Türkiye, which the Hittites considered the Upper [more…]

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Anatolian News

Hittitologist Metin Alparslan “Even if we are not related to the Hittites, we are considered countryman”

The International Hittitology Congress, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey, will be held in Istanbul from September [more…]

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Anatolian News Black Sea

The remnants of the Iron Age are being searched for in Nerik, the sacred city of the Hittites

In Nerik, an important religious city of the Hittite Empire, remains from the Iron Age are being searched for. Nerik is located at the Oymaağaç [more…]

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Anatolian News Central Anatolia

How did the non-seafaring Hittites of the Bronze Age maintain control over Eastern Mediterranean trade?

During the Bronze Age, Anatolia possessed significant overland trade routes. The trade colonies established by Assyrian merchants formed the main arteries of trade in the [more…]

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Anatolian News

A new study brings a fresh perspective on the Anatolian origin of the Indo-European languages

A new study has been published on the Anatolian branch of the Indo-European languages, spoken by half of the world’s population today. Indo-European language was [more…]