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Though the Deuteronomic historian says little about Israel's next king, Jeroboam
II, he was a major monarch, ... From 746—721, when Samaria finally fell to the
Assyrians, there were six kings, the last being Hoshea, a conspirator who had ...
The Babylonians worshipped the idol of the god Bel and daily provided him with
much food, but Daniel proved to the King that the food was in reality eaten by the
priests. The priests were punished by death and Bel's temple destroyed.
King Muwatallis ( around 1300 BC ) is said to have transferred the capital to the
south “ upon the command of the gods . ... The gates with sculptural decoration
also belong to this period : the King's Gate in the southeast ( whose relief of a ...
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