Shalmaneser takes the Assyrian royal army to entirely new places, beating up old enemies that thought they were at a safe distance.

With the League of Kings gone and Syria pacified, Shalmaneser III of Assyria moves into Anatolia, extending the border of the Neo-Assyrian Empire further than his father ever did. The small state of Que refuses to fall and fights back with great success.

The situation in Egypt gets even more confusing while the Phoenicians intensify their colonization efforts just to be able to pay their Assyrians overlords.

Theories on Dayyan-Ashur in this book: http://books.google.se/books?id=xovifEBCsAgC&pg=PA326&lpg=PA326&dq=dayyan+ashur+power&source=bl&ots=FCCmIRWP0I&sig=iGM7WKMYWlywNoErkh2z29m2Xjk&hl=en&sa=X&ei=i13yU6L2G-ehyAOQmILgCQ&ved=0CCoQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=dayyan%20ashur%20power&f=false

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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