in the northern half of Palestine (922-722
northernmost part of Palestine consists of mountains,
hills, and valleys. It is crossed by the large
Jezreel Plain that runs east to west from the
the Jordan River.
South of this plain is central Palestine, which
consists of rolling hills and valleys.
region became an independent country when the
kingdom divided in 922 B.C. It remained
independent until it was conquered by the Assyrians
in 722 B.C.
Central Hill Country