By Brad Kelle
Complex and volatile, in 922 BC the dominion of historic Israel was once divided into Judah, within the South, and Israel, within the North. For the following two hundred years, there has been virtually consistent warring among those kingdoms and their acquaintances. those sour feuds ultimately resulted 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 resources, this name examines the politics, combating, and outcomes of Israel's battles in this interval. concentrating on the turbulent courting among the kingdoms of Israel and Judah, this ebook explains Israel's complicated, usually bloody, overseas coverage, and gives a definitive background of those old conflicts.
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