⇄SuchrichtungÜbersetzung für 'Kassites' von Englisch nach Deutsch
NOUN1   a kassite | kassites
NOUN2   a Kassite | Kassites
Kassiten {pl}
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Übersetzung für 'Kassites' von Englisch nach Deutsch

Kassiten {pl}hist.
Anwendungsbeispiele Englisch
  • Under his command, Elam defeated the Kassites and established the short-lived Elamite Empire, conquered within about 40 years by Nebuchadnezzar I of Babylon, in 1120 BC.
  • The origin of the Kassites is uncertain, though a number of theories have been advanced.
  • Although in Persian "karkas" means vulture, it is possible that the name of this mountain chain is derived from the settlement activity of the ancient Kassites in the area, because in the ancient Assyrian language "Kar-Kassi" means "town or land of the Kassites" (modified interpretation after Roman Ghirshman, 1954).
  • The Kassites, like the Amorite rulers who had preceded them, were not originally native to Mesopotamia.
  • It is thought, however, that the raid on Babylon brought an end to the Amorite dynasty of Hammurabi and allowed the Kassites to take power, and so might have arisen from an alliance with the Kassites or an attempt to curry favor with them.
  • In particular, the Kassites utilised the period of economic prosperity to undertake construction and reconstruction projects all over Babylonia.
  • Sumerians, Babylonians, Kassites, Assyrians, Persians, Greeks all ruled the Mesopotamian area between Tigris and Euphrates rivers where the earliest examples of lutes have survived in clay and stone artwork.
  • The Kassites operated a purple dye industry on the island from c. 1400 to 1100 BC. There were also trade relations between the inhabitants of Qatar and the Kassite.
  • However, it is not clear if Kassites were actually living in that region so late.
  • Juris Zarins identified the Gihon with the Karun River in Iran and Kush with the land of the Kassites.
  • Ayadaragalama’s reign seems to have been eventful, as a year-name records expelling the “massed might of two enemies,” speculated to be Elamites and Kassites, the Kassites having previously deposed the Amorites as rulers in Babylon.
  • The title also existed in Qatna in the 14th century BC, [...] and Dilmun under the Kassites.
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