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Ancient Mesopotamia
War Room













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This page will link you to various wars fought in and around the Ancient Near East. The accounts are rather brief and do not purport to be an exhaustive treatment of the subject matter. Periodically, new articles will be added to this page.

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Early Sumerian Warfare

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The Standard of Ur (War)

Assyrian Campaigns in Israel and Judah

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The Babylonian Conquest of Philistia and Judah

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The following links pertain to the Persian Wars. These wars should not be confused with Alexander the Great's conquests. The battles fought in the Persian Wars predated Alexander. At this time the Persians had already conquered all of the Ancinet Near East, including Egypt, and were intent on subduing the neighboring Greek mainland and expanding their empire throughout Europe.

Prelude to the Persian Wars

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The Battle of Marathon

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The Battle of Thermopylae

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The Battle of Salamis

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The Battle of Platea

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The below links will let you experience the major campaigns of Alexander the Great from his rise to power in Greece after the death of his father, Phillip of Macedonia, his conquest of Mesopotamia and the entire Near East, and his excursion into India.

Alexander in Macedonia and Greece

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The Battle of Granicus

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The Battle of Issus

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The Siege of Tyre

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The Battle of Guagamela

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The Battle of Hydaspes (India)

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This concludes the tour of the War Room. I hope you enjoyed your visit. Please leave an email at my home page with your comments.