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

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