Explore the Period: Kingdom of Judah: 722 BCE - 586 BCE

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In 722 BCE, Assyria captured the Kingdom of Israel (the northern kingdom) and the people were assimilated into the local cultures, leading to the creation of what are colloquially called “the lost tribes of Israel.” The kingdom of Judah (the southern kingdom) remained intact, though under constant threat from invading forces, until it was conquered by Babylon in 586 BCE.

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