Which name was derived from words
that means "foreign kings" in Egyptian: Hyksos
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The Hyksos were a semitic people that
conquered Egypt in about 1730 BC. They ruled for about a century and a half.
Their name derives from the Egyptian heka
khasewet, foreign kings (or "rulers of foreign lands.
The name Hittite
is the English name for a people who established a kingdom centered in Hattusa
in what is now north-central Turkey. They were the Japanese of their time:
reknowned for building good chariots. In the Bible, the Hittites are called the
Het-ay , and are
so called because they are the children of Heth
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