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Disintegration of Empire : North Did not recognize Solomon’s son as king Israel, hence Israelites Ten Tribes Capital, Samaria South Judah, hence Jews 2 tribes? Capital, Jerusalem Two kingdoms, ruled separately North: Israel King allows worship of foreign gods – in addition to Yahweh Prophets speak against this – called for righteousness and moral responsibility
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Unformatted text preview: Prophets call for social justice, etc. Famous prophets: o Elijah 875 o Elisha 850 o Amos 760 o Hosea 750 Assyria, under Tiglath Pilesar III conquers Israel By 722 BC Samaria (capital) destroyed Population killed or deported Israel repopulated with captives of other lands New people are called Samaritans 10 Lost Tribes of Israel...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2009 for the course HIST 1024 taught by Professor Becker during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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