Map of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East, c. 1300 BCE

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Jan van der Crabben
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Map of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East c. 1300 BCE, showing the period of Great Powers, with the six large kingdoms and empires (the Hittites, the Mycenaean Civilization, Assyria, Babylonia, Elam and the New Kingdom of Egypt) co-existing in relative stability. This is the period of diplomacy with has produced the Amarna Letters and the Treaty of Kadesh, the first recorded peace treaty in history.

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Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of Ancient History Encyclopedia, leading the non-profit company to best fulfil its mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College.

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Crabben, J. V. D. (2020, February 01). Map of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East, c. 1300 BCE. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11823/

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Crabben, Jan V. D. "Map of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East, c. 1300 BCE." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 01, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11823/.

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Crabben, Jan V. D. "Map of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East, c. 1300 BCE." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 01 Feb 2020. Web. 28 Oct 2020.

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