After the Battle of Qarqar Shalmaneser III turns his attention in another direction, when his assistance is called for to save the true king of Babylon. However, once the Neo-Assyrian army is on Babylonian soil, can Shalmaneser III resist the temptation to plunder the cultural capital of the world?
World Politics 900BC global overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmLPB_tVkxI
About Greece in the early 9th Century BC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BUing_14Qo
The beginning of the Neo-Assyrian Empire in 911 BC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jh6zyYssjn8
History of Assyria 3000-1000 BC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28o-28fc-t8
Learn more about the army of the early Neo-Assyrian empire here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGVV-DDYbKQ
Discuss Ancient History and ask questions to real historians here: http://historum.com/ancient-history/
World Map: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NlVs2ndVpA
A music video tribute to Ashurnasirpal II, king of Assyria: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dof6PuYsNr0
Listen to the podcast here: http://feeds.feedburner.com/ThefanofhistoryPodcast (The podcast is done by The Fan of History and Kevin together and is more of a discussion than the YouTube shows)
This was made by a fan of history, not a scientist. The Fan of History wants to learn and he is happy to be corrected.
Music: “Tudor Theme” by urmymuse.
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