Ancient Israel at War 853–586 BC by Brad Kelle

By Brad Kelle

Advanced and volatile, in 922 BC the dominion of historic Israel used to be divided into Judah, within the South, and Israel, within the North. For the following 2 hundred years, there has been virtually consistent warring among those kingdoms and their friends. those sour feuds ultimately ended in the cave in of Israel, leaving Judah as a surviving state until eventually the emergence of the Babylonian Empire, the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC, and the exile of the Jewish people.
Using historic Jewish, Biblical, and different modern resources, this name examines the politics, struggling with, and outcomes of Israel's battles in this interval. concentrating on the turbulent courting among the kingdoms of Israel and Judah, this booklet explains Israel's advanced, frequently bloody, overseas coverage, and offers a definitive heritage of those historic conflicts.

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British Museum, London) BonOM Close-up of an 8th-century Judean storage jar from the time of Hezekiah that shows the stamp of a winged emblem, as well as a Hebrew inscription, Imlk. (British Museum, London) campaign, since it was a heavily fortified city controlling access to southwestern Judah. A wall relief in Sennacherib's palace in Nineveh commemorated the battle for Lachish and depicted Assyrian siege machinery and troops, as well as Israelite soldiers defending the city with arrows, stones, and torches.

Shalmaneser's army devastated the surrounding lands, cities, and villages and proceeded to a mountain on the Mediterranean coast in the vicinity of Tyre. The events of the clash between Hazael and Shalmaneser overlapped one of the most significant developments in Israelite history. With the wounded ]ehoram cloistered in ]ezreel, the Israelite army at Ramoth-gilead proclaimed]ehu king, an accession that the HB/OT presents as a religious revolution motivated by the desire to eliminate the House of Ahab that had allowed worship of the Phoenician god Baal.

Then the King of Assyria invaded all the land and came to Samaria; for three years he besieged it. " ring-leader in the west. A particular feature of this 726 rebellion was Hoshea's appeal for help to Egypt, specifically to a "King So. "58 There is no pharaoh known by this name, but it is likely to be a reference to Tefnakht, ruler of the city of Sais, who had come to control virtually the entire Delta a decade earlier. In response, Shalmaneser V led the Assyrian army into the west by 725 with the primary aim of besieging Tyre.

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