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Assyria seized control of all of Aram (Syria) and the northern kingdom of Israel in a single military operation during the Syro-Ephraimite War, c.734-732 BCE. Only Ephraim (Samaria) survived the war relatively untrampled and retained the name 'Israel', though only for a decade until it too was destroyed. Current scholarship suggests Israel at this time was ...
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