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Definition of United monarchy

United monarchy Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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According to the Book of Judges, before the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah, the Israelite tribes lived as a confederation under ad hoc charismatic leaders called Judges. Abimelech was the first to be declared king by the men of Shechem and the house of Millo, and reigned over Israel for three years before he was killed during the Battle of Thebez.

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