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New Peoples in the Mediterranean & Near East
New Peoples in the Mediterranean & Near East

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School
Syracuse University
Department
History
Course
HST 210
Professor
Goldberg( T A)
Semester
Fall

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-Cultural & tech. interactions -Diffusion & cross-fertilization -Long-distance trade -Fertile Crescent & Greater Syria -Phoenicia: Semitic-speaking, Canaanite, Gaza -Assyria: upper Tigris-Euphrates region -Hurrians (E Syria, W Iraq): transmit Sumerian & Akkadian civ. to Hittites -Mitanni: warrior-elite, Indo-European -Cuneiform script for Semitic dialect -Jordan valley + ancient Hebrews -Ports of N Syria + Phoenicia link Mediter. world -Transmission of literacy -Akkadian and/or cuneiform as written diplomatic lang. -Phoenician alphabet (1100-1000 BCE) -Asia Minor -Sumerian merchants -Assyrian merchants later -Hittite Old Kingdom: mili. tech.; warrior aristocracy -Capital at Hattušas -Mursilis I sacks Babylon in 1595 BCE -Mili. colonies, roads -Territorial gaims in Levant @ Egypt's expense -Vassal Treaties (prototype for 10 Commandments?) -Battle of Kadesh: Stalemate => treaty -Adopt cuneiform -Creation myths -Gilgamesh from old
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