Ashurnasirpal II of Assyria finally dies and his son, Shalmaneser III, takes the throne of the empire. Everyone revolts against the Assyrians. Can Shalmaneser III maintain the status of the 9th Century BC super Power that is Assyria? Dan and Brennon takes a look at this new king and checks if he is up to the challenge.

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