The time has come to talk about the ancient kingdom of Judah and what better way to do so than to tell you the story of Amaziah and the 10,000 mercenaries?

The Olmecs build PYRAMIDS in Mexico!

And to make you feel at home, there are also some Assyrian campaigns in all directions.

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