Ten Tribes Of The Northern Kingdom
The Northern Kingdom consisted of 10 of the tribes
(excluding Judah and Benjamin). It lasted for about 210
years until it was destroyed by Assyria in 722 BC. Its
capital was Samaria. Every king of Israel was evil. In the
northern kingdom there were 9 dynasties (family lines of
kings) and 19 kings in all. An average of 11 years to a
reign. 8 of these kings met death by violence.