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The Nazis of the Ancient Era

How the Assyrian Empire terrorized the ancient world

“Truly, O LORD, the kings of Assyria have laid waste to nations and their land.” — 2 Kings 19:17, ESV

Much Assyrian artwork shows the empire flaying its victims. The most brutal of dictators would impale prisoners’ heads on stakes. They would have large-scale deportations, burn their victims, and tear…

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