Chapter 6. Conflict and Reconciliation in the Ancient Middle East: The Clash of Egyptian and Hittite Chariots in Syria, and the World's First Peace Treaty between “Superpowers”

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub
  1. Lanny Bell

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch6

War and Peace in the Ancient World

War and Peace in the Ancient World

How to Cite

Bell, L. (2007) Conflict and Reconciliation in the Ancient Middle East: The Clash of Egyptian and Hittite Chariots in Syria, and the World's First Peace Treaty between “Superpowers”, in War and Peace in the Ancient World (ed K. A. Raaflaub), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145251

Online ISBN: 9780470774083

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Keywords:

  • conflict;
  • reconciliation;
  • ancient middle east;
  • egyptian chariots;
  • hittite chariofs

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Relative Chronology

  • Egyptian Background

  • The Egyptian Empire in Western Asia

  • Western Asiatic Powers

  • International Relations: Egypt and Western Asia

  • Egypt's Withdrawal from the International Scene

  • Collapse of Mitanni

  • Egypto-Hittite Confrontation

  • Missed Opportunity

  • Renewed Hostility

  • Battle of Qadesh

  • Aftermath of Battle

  • Egypto-Hittite Treaty

  • Royal Marriages

  • A Hittite Queen at Pi-Ramesse

  • Fall of Hatti

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Notes

  • References