While Rome Burns

Episode 205: Assyria Rising

September 9, 2021

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.

 

**Episode Transcript**

 

While Rome Burns is part of the 1up Podcast Network. Find more of our work at 1upPodcasts.com

 

Cover Art by Igor Nunes. Find more of his work at Whyccan.artstation.com or contact him on twitter for commissions at twitter.com/Whyccan. That’s W-H-Y-C-C-A-N.

 

Background music provided by Monplaisir Music under a public domain dedication. Find more of their work at loyaltyfreakmusic.com

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