The Assyrians conquered an empire from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea. They plundered the great city of Babylon, and enslaved the tribes of Israel. even Egyptian pharaohs paid them tribute. Their army was the largest, strongest, and cruelest yet seen.
Ancient Warriors – The Series
There have been countless warring civilizations thought history, from the Aztecs to the Samurai, Vikings, Ninjas, Huns and more. First shown on The Discovery Channel, this series traces the rise of major fighting cultures by exploring the motivations of ancient soldiers and their leaders. Viewers learn of the visions these warriors sought to impose on the world, and how they lived, fought, trained, and finally died.
Running time: 24 mins
Originally broadcast on Discovery Channel