Visual Timeline: Kadesh

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1457 BCE: Battle of Megiddo: Thutmose III of Egypt defeats a coalition of Canaan, Kadesh, Mitanni, and Megiddo led by Durusha, king of Kadesh.
 
 
1450 BCE: Kadesh and Megiddo lead a Canaanite alliance against the Egyptian invasion by Thutmose III.
 
1350 BCE: Suttarna is King of Kadesh.
 
1340 BCE: Etakkarma is king of Kadesh.
 
1330 BCE - 1325 BCE: Ari-Teshub is king of Kadesh.
 
1274 BCE: Battle of Kadesh between Pharaoh Ramesses II of Egypt and King Muwatalli II of the Hittites.
 
 
1258 BCE: First recorded peace treaty between Ramesses II of Egypt and Muwatalli II of the Hittites, after the battle of Kadesh.
 
1187 BCE: Kadesh is destroyed by the Sea Peoples and subsequently vanishes from history.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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