The Luwian-aramaic principalities c. 900 BC
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I. Antecedents and genesis

The system of Late Bronze Age states that had developed over centuries had collapsed in the 12th cent. BC. Numerous political units like the Great Hittite Empire, the New Kingdom in Egypt and the Middle Babylonian Empire failed to survive the turmoil. Small principalities, too, lost large parts of their territories or disappeared comp…

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Novák, M., “The Luwian-aramaic principalities c. 900 BC”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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