Armies of the Ancient Near East, 3000 B. C. To 539 B. C. : by Nigel; Tallis, Nigel Stillman

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En (Au\\'llnna) and Dardany are all stales or peoplc::s that can be: placed in north-west Anatolia and sc:c:m 10 have some ronnection with Troy (Ilion). The case: for Wilusiya might be further rein forced by lhe mention in Hiuite rc:cords of a king called Alakhshandush (' Alc:x:aoder' being another name of Paris in Gr«k sources), This name occurs in a treaty made betwc:c:n Wilusiya and Halli. THE SEA PEOPLES Ouring the 13th ce:nrury BC, for rusons not ytt fully understood, Aegean civilisation collapsed and many of the great citadels were destroyed.

There were also musharkiSllI for specific parts of the army, such 115 the musharkisu sha pirhafli qurubult, who coll taed for the cavalry bodyguard. T he hones were assembled at piTTan; (assembly points) situated at Ninevth, Du r-Sharrukin (K hor5:1bad), ~nd Kalhu (Nimrod), where the main anena l, the t1w1·mas1rarr~ was located. The bit,u of horses also included a small proponion of mules (probably for pack anim als). This information is based on administrative documenlS including daily reportS of the hones entering the assembly points.

The Medes had pressed as far as Lydia, and the Babylon ians constructed a wall near Sippar, where the Tigris and Euphrates flow close to each other, as a defensive measure against them. Nebuchadreuar was followed by three kings who ruled amid internal disorder, until Nabonidus was placed on the throne by a coup d'etat. H e failed 10 save his kingdom from an easy conquest by the Persian king, Cyrus the Great, in 539 BC. Military organisation during this period was probably very similar to that of Nco-Assyria and had probably been extended into Babylonia by the Assyrians.

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