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1700 BCE: The Hittites invade the region of the Hatti and begin a systematic campaign against them. The great city of Hattusa is sacked and destroyed.
 
1650 BCE: Under the Hittite Warrior-King Hattusili, campaigns are carried to completion subjugating the Hatti. Hattusa is re-built as the Hittite capital. The Hatti are assimilated into the Hittite culture.
 
1600 BCE - 800 BCE: Aleppo is under Hittite control.
 
 
1595 BCE: Hittites under Mursilli I sack Babylon, ending Amorite rule.
 
 
1595 BCE: King Mursilis of the Hittites sacks Babylon. Begin of Babylonian "dark ages."
 
1400 BCE - 1200 BCE: New Kingdom of the Hittites (the Hittite Empire).
 
 
1380 BCE: Hittite capital, Hattusa, burned to the ground by Kaska invaders.
 
1380 BCE: First instances of iron working in the Hittite Empire.
 
1350 BCE - 1250 BCE: The Hittite empire is at its peak.
 
 
1344 BCE - 1322 BCE: Reign of King Suppiluliuma I, founder of the Hittite Empire.
 
 
1344 BCE - 1322 BCE: Reign of the Hittite king Suppiluliuma I. Hittites conquer Syria.
 
 
1344 BCE - 1322 BCE: Nergal as Aplu the Plague God cited for bringing the plague during the reign of Hittite King Suppiluliuma I.
 
 
1344 BCE - 1322 BCE: King Suppiluliumas I of the Hittites sacks the Mitanni capital Washukanni and installs Artatama II as vassal king.
 
1344 BCE - 1245 BCE: Composition of the Hittite Kumbari Cycle which features Sauska.
 
 
1340 BCE - 1300 BCE: Ugarit comes under Hittite control.
 
1327 BCE - 1326 BCE: Ankhsenamun writes to Hittite King asking him to send a son to be her husband and King of Egypt.
 
 
1321 BCE: Western Mittani is conquered by the Hittites.
 
 
1320 BCE: The Hittite king Musili II attacks the Hayasa-Azzi confederation.
 
1285 BCE: Peak of Hittite power.
 
1274 BCE: Battle of Kadesh between Pharaoh Ramesses II of Egypt and King Muwatalli II of the Hittites.
 
 
1258 BCE: First Peace Treaty in the world signed between Ramesses II of Egypt and Hattusili III of the Hittites.
 
1245 BCE: Battle of Nihriya: Tukulti-Ninurta I of Assyria defeats Tudḍalia IV of the Hittites.
 
1200 BCE: Fall of the Hittite Empire.
 
1200 BCE: Lydia arises as a Neo-Hittite kingdom.
 
 
1200 BCE: Phrygians invade Anatolia and destroy the Hittite empire.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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