Drought, Population Growth Led to Decline of Neo-Assyrian Empire

According to a new study published in the journal Climatic Change, the Neo-Assyrian Empire was forced into terminal decline by the combination of two factors – a major increase in the population of the Assyrian heartland area and an episode of severe drought affecting large portions of the Near East during the mid-7th century BC. [...] —> Read More Here


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