Shalmaneser V

Home » Shalmaneser V

Later Assyrians – Mesopotamia – West Asian history

By |2019-02-04T05:37:50-07:00September 13th, 2017|History, West Asia|

Tiglath-Pileser III, king of Assyria The Assyrians continued But in 827 BC a great revolt, centered on Nineveh, at the end of Shalmaneser's reign forced the Assyrians to abandon their conquests in the west. After that, they were weaker for some time. Earlier Assyrians All Mesopotamia articles The army did not go out every year [...]

Judah and Israel – Bible stories

By |2017-08-24T09:59:50-07:00August 24th, 2017|History, Religion, West Asia|

Assyrian prisoners of war from the siege of Lachish. Sennacherib's palace at Nineveh, 704-681 BC. (now in the British Museum) Under Solomon, Israel was a strong united kingdom. But when Solomon died, two of his sons divided the kingdom of Israel between them. At least that's what the Bible says. Certainly Israel really split [...]