Terrible Beauty, A
forgotten empire of the middle east (w/t), the
Embark on an epic journey that charts the rise and fall of a forgotten, ancient, imperial giant, 'The Great Assyrian Empire', history's first superpower.
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Episode InformationIt was the world’s first superpower. One of the earliest and greatest empires of the ancient world, stretching out between Egypt, Kuwait and Turkey. The Assyrians were an unstoppable, advanced military force, expanding out of their home to conquer the Middle East, with a dynasty of hegemonic warrior-kings ruling over it for hundreds of years. But who were they? How did they live? What marks did they leave on the world - and how did they influence the future of civilisation? Delivery: Q4 2024