Treaty of Kadesh

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Carole Raddato
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published on 24 March 2019
Treaty of Kadesh

The Hittite version of the Egyptian–Hittite peace treaty (Treaty of Kadesh), discovered at Boğazköy (Turkey), 1258 BCE. The Treaty of Kadesh holds the distinction as the world's first peace treaty. Istanbul Archeology Museum.


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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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Raddato, C. (2019, March 24). Treaty of Kadesh. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10312/

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Raddato, Carole. "Treaty of Kadesh." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 24, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10312/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Treaty of Kadesh." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 24 Mar 2019. Web. 15 Oct 2019.

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