Arnuwanda III was the penultimate king of the Hittite empire (New Kingdom) (c. 1209–1207 BC ( short chronology).
Arnuwanda was a son of
Tudhaliya IV and grandson of Hattusili III and Puduhepa. He was quickly succeeded by his brother Suppiluliuma II.
Hittite New Kingdom royal family tree
(1) = 1st spouse
(2) = 2nd spouse
Small caps indicates a Great King ( LUGAL.GAL) of the Land of Hatti; indicates a Great Queen or Tawananna. italic small caps Dashed lines indicate adoption.
Solid lines indicate marriage (if horizontal) or parentage (if vertical).
Trevor Bryce (1997). The Kingdom of the Hittites. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press.
Trevor Bryce (2012). The World of the Neo-Hittite Kingdoms. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. Volkert Haas (2006). Die hethitische Literatur. Berlin, Germany: de Gruyter.
^ Scholars have suggested that Tudhaliya I/II was the son of Himuili and thus a grandson of the Hittite king
Huzziya II (Bryce 1997, p. 131).
^ Bryce (1997) does not consider it clear whether Tudhaliya I/II was one king or two (p. 133).
^ a b c Bryce (1997), p. 139.
^ The existence of Hattusili II is doubtful (Bryce 1997, pp. 153–154).
^ Bryce (1997), p. 158.
^ Bryce (1997), p. 172.
^ a b c d Bryce (1997), p. 174.
^ a b Bryce (1997), p. 168.
^ Also known as Malnigal; daughter of
Burnaburias II of Babylonia (Bryce 1997, p. 173).
^ ‘Great priest’ in
Kizzuwadna and king ( ) of Aleppo (Bryce 1997, p. 174). lugal
^ a b c d King (
) of Carchemish. lugal
^ Bryce (1997), pp. 174, 203–204.
^ Zannanza died on his way to Egypt to marry a pharaoh's widow, probably
Ankhesenpaaten, the widow of Tutankhamun (Bryce 1997, pp. 196–198).
^ Bryce (1997), p. 227.
^ a b c Bryce (1997), p. 230.
^ Bryce (1997), p. 220.
^ Bryce (1997), p. 222.
^ Haas (2006), p. 91.
^ Massanauzzi married Masturi, king of the
Seha River Land (Bryce 1997, p. 313).
^ Bryce (1997), p. 296.
^ Puduhepa was the daughter of the Kizzuwadnan priest Pentipsarri (Bryce 1997, p. 273).
^ Bryce (1997), pp. 346, 363.
^ King (
lugal) of Tarhuntassa (Bryce 1997, p. 296); apparently later Great King of Hatti (Bryce 1997, p. 354).
^ Nerikkaili married a daughter of Bentesina, king of
Amurru (Bryce 1997, p. 294).
^ Two daughters of Hattusili III were married to the pharaoh
Ramesses II; one was given the Egyptian name Ma(hor)nefrure. Another, Gassuwaliya, married into the royal house of Amurru. Kilushepa was married to a king of Isuwa. A daughter married into the royal family of Babylon. A sister of Tudhaliya IV married Sausgamuwa, king of Amurru after his father Bentesina. From Bryce (1997), pp. 294 and 312.
^ Bryce (1997), p. 332.
^ Bryce (1997), p. 363. Tudhaliya IV probably married a Babylonian princess, known by her title of Great Princess (
dumu.sal gal) (Bryce 1997, pp. 294, 331).
^ Bryce (1997), p. 363.
^ Great King of Tarhuntassa; son of Mursili, the Great King, who is likely identical with Mursili III/Urhi-Tesub (Bryce 2012, p. 21 f.).
^ a b Bryce (1997), p. 361.
^ Last documented Great King of the Land of Hatti.
^ King and then Great King of Carchemish (Bryce 1997, pp. 384–385).
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