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The Kadesh Treaties: Part II

The Kadesh Treaties

Here is the treaty of Khadesh in more detail. Both sides acknowledge that they have been at war, but this treaty ends animosity between the two sides. Surprisingly, the treaty takes the idea of peace even further to suggest that the two sides are now allies and will support each other in the event of an attack from a third power.

Is there anything that surprises you in this treaty? Is there anything not stated that you expected to be. Put down your thoughts in the comments section.

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