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Who were the Hittites?

Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:35 pm
by Gordopolis
The Hittites: a civilization almost forgotten by history. So who were they?
Find out here! http://www.gordondoherty.co.uk/writeblo ... hehittites
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Re: Who were the Hittites?

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:01 am
by Henri De Ceredigion
Oh, the Hittites have never been forgotten, misplaced maybe, but never forgotten!

See pages 36 - 38 of Asterix and the Black Gold for evidence of that!

Re: Who were the Hittites?

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:47 am
by Gordopolis
Henri De Ceredigion wrote:Oh, the Hittites have never been forgotten, misplaced maybe, but never forgotten!

See pages 36 - 38 of Asterix and the Black Gold for evidence of that!

Haha - haven't read that since I was a kid. Will have to revisit :)

Seriously though, while the neo-Hittites of the biblical era were never forgotten, the empire-era Hittites (roughly 1650-1200 BC) apparently fell out of living memory/knowledge. I've written another article about it here: http://www.gordondoherty.co.uk/writeblog/alostempire