Hattusili III ("Man from Hattuša") was a king of the Hittite empire (New Kingdom or Late Empire) ca. Hittites is the conventional English-language term for an ancient people who spoke an Indo-European language and established a kingdom centered in Hattusa 1267 – 1237 BC (short chronology). The short chronology is one chronology of the Near Eastern Bronze and Early Iron Age, which fixes the reign of Hammurabi to 1728 BC – 1686 BC and the Sack of He was the fourth and last son of Mursili II. Mursili II (also spelled Mursilis II) was a king of the Hittite Empire (New kingdom ca Mursili appointed Hattusili as priest of Sausga of Samuha, and Hattusili remained loyal to the "Ishtar of Samuha" to the end of his days. Samuha is an as-yet-undiscovered city of the Hittites. It served as a religious centre and for a few years as the military capital for the empire
His older brother Muwatalli II moved his seat in Tarhuntassa and appointed him governor of Hattusa. Muwatalli II ( m NIRGÁL) was a king of the New kingdom of the Hittite empire (ca Tarhuntassa is an as-yet undiscovered Bronze Age city south of Hattusa. Hattusa (URU Ḫa-at-tu-ša 𒌷𒄩𒀜𒌅𒊭 Unicode cuneiform article to display these cuneiform characters--> Hattusili was a commander of Hittite forces during the famous Battle of Kadesh against Egypt in 1274 BC. } The Battle of Kadesh (also Qadesh) took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire under Hattusili as governor, also reconquered Nerik and became the High Priest of its storm god. Nerik was a Bronze Age city to the north of the Hittite capitals Hattusa and Sapinuwa. Hattusili named his eldest son and crown prince "Nerikkaili" in honor of this achievement. Hattusili married priestess of Ishtar, Puduhepa who later became Hittite queen and Tawanannas. Ishtar ( D IŠTAR 𒀭𒌋𒁯 is the Assyrian and Babylonian counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna and to Puduhepa ( Hittite: Pudu-Ḫepa or Pudu-Kheba - Hittite queen and Tawanannas married to King Hattusili III. Tawananna (also spelt Tavannana) is the title for the queen of the Hittites.
His nephew, Mursili III (or Urhi-Teshub) moved the capital back to Hattusa (KBo 21. Mursili III, also known as Urhi-Teshub, was the eldest surviving son of Muwatalli II. 15 i 11-12), rendering Hattusili's governorship redundant. Mursili then deposed him from Nerik, triggering a civil war. Hattusili defeated and exiled his nephew. Hattusili renamed Urhi-Teshup's sibling Ulmi-Teshup "Kurunta" (or: married her off to Kurunta), and appointed Kurunta over Tarhuntassa in his place. Kurunta was an Anatolian Tutelary deity in the Late Bronze Age frequently associated with stags Tarhuntassa is an as-yet undiscovered Bronze Age city south of Hattusa. After this, Hattusili elevated a junior son Tudhaliya IV as crown prince instead. Tudhaliya IV was a king of the Hittite empire (New kingdom and the younger son of Hattusili III.
Hattusili and the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II sealed a written peace treaty based upon Hittite models which, due to Egyptian monumental copies of it, has become the earliest well known treaty in history, establishing a long-lasting peace between the two rival empires. Ancient Egypt was an Ancient Civilization in eastern North Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now Pharaoh is the title given in modern parlance to the ancient Egyptian kings of all periods A peace treaty is an agreement between two hostile parties usually countries or governments that formally ends an armed conflict Ramesses married Hattusili's daughter, known the by the Egyptian name of Maathorneferure. Maathorneferure was a daughter of the Hittite king Hattusili III, and was married to the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II in the Years later he married another Hittite princess.
An archive of over 200 letters have been found from the royal palace at Hattusa which show that Hattusili exchanged with letters with numerous Near Eastern kings including Ramesses II of ancient Egypt. Hattusa (URU Ḫa-at-tu-ša 𒌷𒄩𒀜𒌅𒊭 Unicode cuneiform article to display these cuneiform characters--> B Syria - Belka Woman from Damascus Arab from Baghdadjpg|thumb|Inhabitants of the Near East late nineteenth century The New Kingdom, sometimes referred to as the Egyptian Empire, is the period in Ancient Egyptian history between the 16th century BC and They are an important primary source for this period.
ca. Mursili III, also known as Urhi-Teshub, was the eldest surviving son of Muwatalli II. The dating and sequence of the Hittite kings is compiled from fragmentary records and all dates given here are approximate relying on synchronisms with known chronologies 1267 – 1237 BC
Tudhaliya IV was a king of the Hittite empire (New kingdom and the younger son of Hattusili III.