Its the year 714 BC. Sargon II of Assyria is about to go on his great adventure where he will do things no Assyrian king before him has ever done for a thousand years. He will tell you the full story of a single Assyrian battle, including his brave tactics.

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Music: “Tudor Theme” by urmymuse.

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If nothing else is said the source used is Cambridge Ancient History: https://www.cambridge.org/core/series/cambridge-ancient-history/010C506409EE858277F898C129759025

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