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Kurunta
King of the Hittites?
(->c1227 BC)

Other names: Ulmi-Teshub[I16]

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King of Tarhuntassa, >1267 BC[I16]

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Appointed king by Hattusili III and sent him off to Tarhuntassa.[I16]
'Kurunta' was the Luwian name he adopted when he became king.[I16]
According to some scholars, Kurunta and Ulmi-Teshub are brothers, with Ulmi-Teshub being the younger who succeeded Kurunta in
Tarhuntassa.[I16]
Entered a treaty with Tudhaliya IV.[I16]
Most likely seized the Hittite throne through a coup.[I16]


 

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