King Pygmalion of Tyre does not want to share power with his sister, Queen Dido and her ultra rich husband.

Meanwhile, Shalmaneser III is getting old and senile, leaving the Neo-Assyrian Empire in dire straits.

To the north of the Empire, Urartu is growing strong, secure behind its mountain fortresses. Soon its power will rival that of Assyria

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