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Cybistra

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Cybistra or Kybistra (Ancient Greek: Kubistra; Latin: Cybistra), earlier known as Ḫubišna (Ḫubišna; Ḫabušna), was a town of ancient Cappadocia or Cilicia. Its site is located about 10km northeast of the modern town of Ereğli in Konya Province, Turkey. It was the capital of a Luwian-speaking Neo-Hittite kingdom in the 1st millennium BCE. History Bronze Age Ḫubišna was first mentioned in the texts of the Hittite Empire, as a country located in southern Anatolia, in the part of the Lower Land corresponding to the later Classical Tyanitis. The main city of Ḫubišna was located at the site corresponding to present-day Karahöyük. According to the Telepinu Proclamation, Ḫubišna was one of the places which the 17th century BCE Hittite king Labarna I had conquered and over which he had subsequently appointed his sons as rulers. During the 16th century BCE, the Hittite king Ammuna carried out several military campaigns to attempt to re-subjugate former states which had revol
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