Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An ancient kingdom of northwest Mesopotamia extending from the bend in the Euphrates River nearly to the Tigris River. Founded probably by Aryans, the kingdom was established c. 1475 B.C. and lasted until c. 1275, when it fell to the Hittites.

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  • proper n. Hurrian kingdom in northern Mesopotamia from ca. 1500 BCE, at the height of its power, during the 14th century BC, encompassing what is today southeastern Turkey, northern Syria and northern Iraq.

Etymologies

From Hittite 𒌷𒈪𒋫𒀭𒉌 (URUmi-ta-an-ni). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • [9] One branch of the Hurrians became known as the Mitanni and their rulers the Maryanni.

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  • [2] One branch of the Hurrians became known as the Mitanni and their rulers the Maryanni.

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  • [8] One branch of the Hurrians became known as the Mitanni and their rulers the Maryanni.

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  • One branch of the Hurrians became known as the Mitanni and their rulers the Maryanni.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • 'Mitanni', the exact status of which has not been clearly ascertained, but which has been adapted to cuneiform characters.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • Mushki and Phrygia; for since the ethnic "Mitanni" of north Mesopotamia means "Mita's men," that name must have long been domiciled much farther east.

    The Ancient East

  • "Mitanni," the exact status of which has not been clearly ascertained, but which has been adapted to cuneiform characters.

    The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

  • Shuppiluliuma I One of the strongest Hittite kings, 1344–1322 B.C., crushed Mitanni and rebuilt Hattusha.

    The Trojan War

  • The Great King of the Hittites was important enough to correspond on an equal footing with the rulers of Assyria, Babylon, Mitanni, and Egypt and powerful enough to make war on them.

    The Trojan War

  • The Hurrian kingdom of Mitanni attacked on the east, and Arzawa, now important enough to correspond with the Egyptian pharaoh, pressed from the west.

    c. The Hattians and the Hittites

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