Fallen Kingdom - Map of Important Cities
In 722 BC, the capital city of the northern kingdom of Israel fell to the armies of Assyria.
In 586 BC, the walls of Jerusalem in the southern kingdom of Judah were breached by the Babylonians. King Zedekiah was captured as he attempted to escape, and was taken roughly 200 miles north to the city of Riblah, where his sons were executed and he was blinded before being taken to Babylon in chains.
This map shows the historical locations of the major cities involved, compared to modern political boundaries - Assur and Samaria in blue (representing the fall of Israel), and Jerusalem, Babylon, and Riblah in red (representing the fall of Judah).
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