By Brad Kelle
Advanced and volatile, in 922 BC the dominion of historical Israel was once divided into Judah, within the South, and Israel, within the North. For the subsequent two hundred years, there has been virtually consistent warring among those kingdoms and their acquaintances. those sour feuds ultimately ended in the cave in of Israel, leaving Judah as a surviving country till the emergence of the Babylonian Empire, the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC, and the exile of the Jewish people.Using old Jewish, Biblical, and different modern assets, this name examines the politics, combating, and results of Israel's battles in this interval. concentrating on the turbulent courting among the kingdoms of Israel and Judah, this ebook explains Israel's advanced, frequently bloody, international coverage, and offers a definitive historical past of those historic conflicts.
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Zimri, the commander of half of Israel's chariotry, assassinated Elah in the capital and reigned in his place. After only seven days, however, the army proclaimed Omri, the commander of the Israelite infantry, king. He besieged Zimri in Tirzah, and Zimri burned the palace down upon himself in suicide. Upon that event, a civil war broke out in Israel between Omri and a rival claimant to the throne, named Tibni. No details about the war are known, but it may have involved opposing factions of Israel's military, namely, the general army (supporting Omri) and the chariot corps (supporting Tibni).
I made their blood flow ... The field was too small for laying flat their bodies ... the broad countryside had been consumed in burying them. I blocked the Orontes River with their corpses as The Monolith Inscription of King Shalmaneser III of Assyria containing an inscription written over the relief of the king. This inscription is the main source for the battle of Qarqar in 853, which involved King Ahab of Israel but is not mentioned in the Bible. (British Museum, London) with a causeway. In the midst of this battle I took away from them chariots, cavalry, (and) teams of horses.
Rezin], in order to save his life, fled alone; and he entered the gate of his city [like] a mongoose. I impaled alive his chief ministers; and I made his country behold [them]. I set up my camp around the city for 45 days; and I confined him like a bird in a cage... I destroyed 591 cities of 16 districts of Damascus like mounds of ruins after the Deluge. 53 Rezin was eventually executed and Syrian territory was annexed as a province. Although Tiglath-pileser claims to have deported some Israelites, he specifically states that he never attacked Samaria: "[A]ll [of whose] cities I leveled ...
Ancient Israel at War 853-586 BC (Essential Histories) by Brad Kelle