An obscure city on the western banks of the Tigris river sits abandoned and in ruins today. Its stone arches and other scattered ruins are all that remain of a once thriving and populous city. It was from this city that a powerful nation state would rise up during the late bronze age to rival the powers of the Hittites in the North and the Babylonians to the South. In today’s episode, we examine the Middle Assyrian Empire in the late bronze age.
Sit back… Relax… And let me tell you a story… While Rome Burns.
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Episode 209 - The Collapse Begins
Episode 208 - Elsewhere in the World
Episode 207 - The Mycenaean Greeks
Episode 206: The Mystery of Alashiya
Episode 204: Hittites- An Empire of War and Stone
Episode 203: A Kingdom in the Desert
Episode 202: The Law, The Gods and The Stars
Episode 201: A New Age
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