Showing posts from November, 2012

TAW and Mobile Devices

I know, I know, you were probably hoping I’d developed an app for the show or something (which would be awesome!), but no such luck.A listener recently raised an issue that I realized might be more widespread, and I just wanted to get the word out.If you’ve been accessing the website ( via a mobile device (as opposed to via a regular computer), there is a part of the web page you may not be seeing.Specifically, there’s a right-hand column where I post links of images and maps (and, occasionally, photos I’ve taken) applicable to each episode, which can really be helpful in following the action and getting the flavor of some of the cultures.This right-hand column also has links to TAW on Facebook, Twitter, iTunes, and Stitcher, as well as a list of References and Recommended Reading (at the bottom).
To access this content from a mobile device, you will need to tell your device to “view web version.”This may be much ado about nothing, but I want to make sure eve…

Episode 16 - The Assyrian

“And Pul, the King of Assyria, came against the land.” – II Kings, 15:19

In 745 BC, Tiglath-pileser III reformed the administrative and military structure of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, and led the armies of Assur in a virtually-unbroken string of regional conquests.