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Which name was derived from words that means "foreign kings" in Egyptian: Hyksos or Hittite?




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Answer: Hyksos

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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