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Cassite

[kas-ahyt]
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noun
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Kassite

or Cas·site

[kas-ahyt]
noun
  1. a member of an ancient people related to the Elamites, who ruled Babylonia from c1650 to c1100 b.c.
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Examples from the Web for cassite

Historical Examples

  • With the kings of the Cassite dynasty Ramman seems to be popular.

    Sumerian Hymns

    Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh

  • We may therefore embrace the period of Hammurabi and his successors, down through the rule of the Cassite kings, under one head.

  • During the reign of the Cassite dynasty, however, the worship of Ramman appears to have gained a stronger foothold.

  • Members of the Cassite dynasty devote themselves to the restoration of this sanctuary.

  • Peters dates this colonnade in the second millennium and assigns it to the Cassite period.

    Mesopotamian Archaeology

    Percy S. P. Handcock