The History of the Hittites

  title={The History of the Hittites},
  author={Gregory McMahon},
  journal={The Biblical Archaeologist},
  pages={62 - 77}
Early in the second millennium B.C.E., a group of Indo-Europeans made their way into Antolia, the area known today as Asia Minor. These people eventually built a great empire rivaling that of Egypt. Their cultural legacy can be seen today in rock carvings, huge stone monuments, hundreds of pieces of writing, and in several biblical passages referring to the Hittites. 
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