Episode 67: Armageddon

Thutmose III (Part 1): Megiddo.

1473 BCE. Not long after taking sole power, Thutmose III experienced a dangerous challenge to his rule. Enemies in Canaan had gathered: the King must destroy them, or risk losing his empire…

Battle, audacity, and Monty Python ensues!

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Megiddo today (Google Sites)

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The Battle in general scheme (TourEgypt)

Bibliography:

Hans Goedicke, The Battle of Megiddo, 2000;

Toby Wilkinson, Writings from Ancient Egypt, 2016;

Richard A. Gabriel, Thutmose III: A Military Biography, 2009;

Donald Redford, The Wars in Syria and Palestine of Thutmose III, 2003;

Eric Cline & David O’Connor (eds), Thutmose III: A New Biography, 2006.