Ancient Hittite History 1625-1237 B.C. (Part I)
Hittite king Mursilas 1625-1595 B.C.
Hittites sack Babylon bringing down Amorite king Samsu-ditana's government.
Hittite king Hantilas 1595-1564 B.C. has Mursilas murdered upon his arrival back home.
Hittite king Zidanta 1564-1551 B.C. murdered all of Hantilas sons to become king over the Hittites. Zidanta paid Egyptian king Thutmose I tribute.
Hittite king Ammuna 1551-1529 B.C. murdered his father Zidanta; and Ammuna was attacked by Mitanni king Parattarna's 1542-1516 B.C. forces.
Hittite king Huzziya 1529-1513 B.C.
Huzziya paid Thutmose III tribute. Huzziya tried slaying his son-in-law Telepinus 1513-1489 B.C., who wrote the Laws of Succession trying to end political assassinations.
Hittite king Tudhaliyas I 1489-1467 B.C. troops stir up trouble for Egyptian king Amenhotep II 1495-1471 B.C.; and Mitanni king Saustatar's 1516-1476 B.C. forces in Asia.
Hittite king Arunwandas I 1467-1444 B.C. army loses ground to Egyptian king Thutmose IV 1471-1462 B.C. army; and Mitanni king Artatama's I 1476-1455 B.C. army FORMED in a marriage alliance against him.
Hittite king Tudhaliyas II 1444-1428 B.C. tries to recover lost territories. Mitanni king Shuttarna 1455-1445 B.C. marries his daughter off to Egyptian king Amenhotep III 1462-1424 B.C. (Joshua destroys Jericho in 1455 B.C.)
Mitanni king Tushratta 1445-1406 B.C. marries his sister to Amenhotep III in a military alliance.
Mitanni king Tushratta offers Amenhotep III war booty he had captured from Hittite king Suppiluliumas I 1428-1392 B.C.
Hittite king Suppiluliumas I 1428-1392 B.C. pays Egyptian king Akenaton 1424-1407 B.C. tribute.
Akenaton has a military alliance with Mitanni king Tushratta 1445-1406 B.C. Hittite king Suppiluliumas forces attack Tushratta's vassal states late in Akenaton's reign; and Akenaton sends no troops to defend his uncle Tushratta.
Mitanni prince Artatama II starts a rebellion against Tushratta and Tushratta is killed in the Mitanni civil war. Egyptian king Semenkare 1407-1406 B.C. takes no action against the Hittites.