By 2000 BC a group of Indo- Europeans called _______, occupied Anatolia, also called Asia Minor. Seperate city-states came together to form an empire in 1650 BC, the capital was Hattusas. It dominated Southwest Asia for 450 years. They occupied Babylon and struggled for control of Northern Syria with the Egyptians. Despite their military might, around 1190 BC, after waves and waves of invasions from tribes of the north, Hittitie supremacy ended.