Fan of History episode 14 – 880s BC – The Invention of Cavalry

After the epic finale of the Assyrian-Babylonian conflict, Tukulti-Ninurta II supervises a radical change to warfare that will affect every war before the Vietnam War. With this new super weapon, the Neo-Assyrian Empire is ready to take things to a new level.

In the Levant, Omri founds the kingdom of Israel and makes Samaria his capital.

While all this is going on, the Phoenicians founds their first colony in Spain.

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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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Music: “Tudor Theme” by urmymuse.

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Fan of History episode 13 – 890s BC Assyria vs Babylon

Adad-Nirari II, the first king of the Assyrian Empire, marches through the land, forcing people to give him their beds and monkeys. Can anyone resist him? Well, maybe Babylon can!

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This was made by a fan of history, not a scientist. The Fan of History wants to learn and he is happy to be corrected.

Music: “Tudor Theme” by urmymuse.

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