June 15, 2024 The sun rises from Anatolia

The arrival of spring in the Hittites was celebrated with the Purilli Festival

March 20, 2024

March 20, 2024

Spring is a season of abundance, fertility, and the beginning of new lives for humans, and it is a season...

Trade, Money and Interest in the Hittite Economy

January 26, 2024

January 26, 2024

The Hittite state was founded in 1650 BC. It grew stronger over time and took its place in history as...

Hattusa: A Journey into the Heart of the Hittite Empire 

December 6, 2023

December 6, 2023

Hello history enthusiasts! Today, let’s embark on a time-traveling adventure to Hattusa, the mysterious capital of the Hittite Empire, peacefully...

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

October 11, 2023

October 11, 2023

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

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

October 1, 2023

October 1, 2023

The 3,800-year-old Hittite city Kayalıpınar, located in the Yıldızeli district of Sivas and formerly known as Samuha, is planned to...

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

September 21, 2023

September 21, 2023

In ongoing excavations in Hattusa, the capital of the Hittites, who established Anatolia’s first central state, a new Indo-European language...

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

September 14, 2023

September 14, 2023

In the excavations conducted at the Kayalıpınar Ruins, located within the boundaries of the Sivas province in present-day Türkiye, which...

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

September 3, 2023

September 3, 2023

The International Hittitology Congress, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey, will be...

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

August 29, 2023

August 29, 2023

In Nerik, an important religious city of the Hittite Empire, remains from the Iron Age are being searched for. Nerik...

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

August 18, 2023

August 18, 2023

During the Bronze Age, Anatolia possessed significant overland trade routes. The trade colonies established by Assyrian merchants formed the main...