Ancient Battles in Canaan. The Battle of Megiddo sees the Egyptians, under Pharaoh Thutmose III, loose an excellent opportunity to defeat the Canaanites in one day. Instead, their failure to exploit their advantage results in a protracted siege of Megiddo that would conclude only months later.
History of Warfare #4 – C. 1150-856 BC Bible Battles take place in a relatively small area of the Levant (which, in itself, is only a tiny part of what we today call the Middle East). Between (and including) the period of the Judges and the emergence of Israel as a kingdom, other empires fought to conquer this fertile territory. Events … Read More