Hittite History
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hittite History
HITTITE HISTORY. The Hittites were a people of Indo-European origin who penetrated into Asia Minor probably before or around 2000 b.c. and in the subsequent period became one of the greatest powers of the ANE.A. The Name “Hittite”B. GeographyC. Form of GovernmentD. Excavations and DiscoveriesE.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HITTITES<hit’-its> ([חִתִּים בְּנֵי הֵת‎, bene cheth], chittim; [Χετται̂οι, Chettaioi]): One of the seven nations conquered by Israel in Palestine.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Hittite hit’tit (חִתִּיH3153, cf. also בּנֵי־חֵת, “the sons of Heth” [Gen. 23:3 et al.]; represented in cuneiform as ḫatti). The Hittites were an ancient Indo-European people who lived in Anatolia and N Syria. The term, however, is used in the OT to designate several peoples of differing ethnic origins.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
HITTITES, hitʹīts (בְּנֵי חֵת‎, חִתִּים‎, benē ḥēth, ḥittīm; Χετταῖοι, Chettaíoi): One of the seven nations conquered by Israel in Pal. I. OT Notices1. Enumeration of Races2. Individuals3. Later Mention II. History 1. Sources 2. Chronology 3. Egyptian Invasions: XVIIIth Dynasty 4. “The