Its the 790s BC. Aram Damascus is getting the better of Israel in their long, drawn out war. What if there was someone more powerful than Israel that could save the nation? Preferably someone aggressive with a huge army that is much more fond of attacking people than caring about the huge internal problem in his own country?

Meanwhile, king Menua of Urartu, safe behind his Mountains and fortresses from Assyrian expansion, decides to expand his own kingdom in other directions.

The Greeks of Euboea establish a colony in the Bay of Naples

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