Kammanu

Kammanu was a Luwian speaking Neo-Hittite state in a plateau (Malatya Plain) to the north of the Taurus Mountains and to the west of Euphrates river in the late 2nd millennium BC, formed from part of Kizzuwatna after the collapse of the Hittite Empire.[1] Its principal city was Melid.[2]

Kammanu

Malizi
c. 1200–712 BC
Kammanu and its capital Melid/Milid among the Neo-Hittite states
Kammanu and its capital Melid/Milid among the Neo-Hittite states
CapitalMelid
Common languagesHieroglyphic Luwian
Religion
Luwian religion
GovernmentMonarchy
Historical eraIron Age
• Established
c. 1200
• Disestablished
712 BC
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Hittite empire
Neo-Assyrian Empire
Today part of Turkey

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albert Ten Eyck Olmstead (1908). Western Asia in the Days of Sargon of Assyria. New Era Printing Company. pp. 91–.
  2. ^ Sarah C. Melville (27 July 2016). The Campaigns of Sargon II, King of Assyria, 721–705 B.C. University of Oklahoma Press. pp. 169–. ISBN 978-0-8061-5682-8.

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