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- n. Plural form of Urartian.
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In 735, Tiglath-Pileser III defeated the Urartians again and annexed the region around Lake Urmia.
In the years 743738, the Urartians and their Neo-Hittite allies were defeated at the Battle of Arpad, as was a coalition of Aramean kings under the leadership of Judah.
The Urartians also built formidable hydraulic works: an aqueduct brought fresh water 47 miles to Tushpa.
The Urartians were related to the Hurrians and moved into the region sometime in the second millennium.
In 743, however, Tiglath-Pileser III defeated the Urartians and reestablished Assyrian control over north Syria.
Namri was visited in 749-748 B.C., but it is not certain whether he fought against the Urartians, or the