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Zaruna

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Inventory No 2986
   
Geographical Type City Land
Determinative URU KUR.URU
   
   
Literature Kümmel, H.M., 1985: “Die Annalen Hattusilis I”, TUAT I/5 : 455-563.

del Monte, G. - J. Tischler 1978: Die Orts- und Gewässernamen der hethitischen Texte (RGTC 6), Wiesbaden.

del Monte G. F., 1992: Die Orts und Gewässernamen der Hethitischen Texte, (RGTC 6/2), Wiesbaden.
   
   
Administration
   
Cult
   
History It is mentioned that Hattušili I went to Zaruna and defeated the city before the campaign of Haššuwa. “I went to the land of Zaruna the following year and destroyed the city of Zaruna. I went to the city of Haššuwa” (KBo 10.2 Obv. II 11, 23).
   
   
Ancient Textual Documentation CTH 4.I: KBo 10.1 Obv. 31
CTH 4.II.A: KBo 10.2 Obv. I 53-54, II 1, 12
   
   
Net of Routes
   
Localization
(sure or highly probable)
One must look for the city of Zaruna in the vicinity of the area proposed for Haššuwa at the southeast of Anatolia, since Hattušili I had made a campaign to Haššuwa shortly after Zaruna.
   
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