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By Brad Kelle

Complex 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 following 2 hundred years, there has been nearly consistent warring among those kingdoms and their associates. 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 historic Jewish, Biblical, and different modern resources, this name examines the politics, scuffling with, and effects of Israel's battles in this interval. concentrating on the turbulent dating among the kingdoms of Israel and Judah, this publication explains Israel's complicated, frequently bloody, overseas coverage, and offers a definitive historical past of those old conflicts.

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