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Inventory No 2961
Geographical Type City
Determinative URU
Literature Garstang, J. - O.R.Gurney 1959: The Geography of the Hittite Empire, London.

Otten, H., 1981: Die Apologie Hattusilis III. (=StBoT 24), Wiesbaden.

von Schuler, E., 1965: Die Kaškäer, Berlin.

Ünal, A., 1974: Hattušili III. Teil I (=THeth. 3), Heidelberg.

History After Muwatalli II had moved his capital from Hattusa to Tarhuntassa, some countries, Pishuru, Daistipassa, Ishupitta, Marista and fortified cities among them, attacked and destroyed northern Hittite cities (Apol. § 6) (Otten 1981: 10-11).

Ancient Textual Documentation CTH 61.I.A: KBo 3.4 II 2, 5
CTH 81.A: KUB 1.1 II 3
CTH 81.B: KBo 3.6+ II 15
CTH 81.C: KUB 1.2 II 18
CTH 582: KUB 52.43 I 7´
Net of Routes In the Apology of Hattusili III Pishuru, Daistipassa, Ishupitta, Marista are listed together.
(sure or highly probable)
Other Localization Proposals Pishuru was obviously in the North, probably immediately to the east of the Lower Halys, from which the Kaskan territory extended to the North of Tiliura, where the Kaskaeans were strong (Garstang-Gurney 1959: 25).
In the east of Amasya-Turhal line (von Schuler 1965: 41).
In the north of Amasya-Tokat line (Ünal 1974: 208f.).
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