Ruins of Sapinuwa

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Carole Raddato
published on 06 April 2019
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Sapinuwa was an important Hittite military and religious centre (today Ortakoy in central Turkey). The city was established in a long valley between Alacahöyük and Hattusa, along the east-west trade route leading to Middle Anatolia.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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