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Tabālu (region)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 06, 2020 10:56 AM History
Tabal is a region in the eastern and southeastern part of the central Anatolian high plateau (roughly the area of Cappadocia) and it is divided into several principalities (including Bīt-Purutaš) and city-states.

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    • Tabāl (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 540 BC)
    • Tabālu (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 540 BC)



The following places are located in Tabal: Artulu, Atunna, Bīt-Purutaš, Hubušnu, Istuanda, Sinihtu, and *Tuhana. Tabal was briefly an Assyrian province during the reign of Sargon II (r. 721-705 BC), who conquered it 713 BC and lost it again two years later, in 711 BC.

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Jamie Novotny, 'Tabālu (region): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 21 September 2023]

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