The Ancient Near East c. 1500-1300 BCE

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 12 November 2021
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A map illustrating the aftermath of the 15th century BCE ruinous campaigns by the Old Hittite Empire that led to the emergence of new powerful entities in the ancient Near East - the Middle Babylonian Kingdom of the Kassites, the Mitanni kingdom of the Hurrians, the Middle Hittite Kingdom and the Kingdom of Elam. Meanwhile, the Egyptian New Kingdom succeeded in extending its dominance as far as the southern Levant.

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About the Author

Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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APA Style

Netchev, S. (2021, November 12). The Ancient Near East c. 1500-1300 BCE. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14807/the-ancient-near-east-c-1500-1300-bce/

Chicago Style

Netchev, Simeon. "The Ancient Near East c. 1500-1300 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 12, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14807/the-ancient-near-east-c-1500-1300-bce/.

MLA Style

Netchev, Simeon. "The Ancient Near East c. 1500-1300 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Nov 2021. Web. 26 Nov 2021.

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