Bit Bahiani was an independent Aramaean city-state kingdom (ca. 1200 - 808 BC) and an Assyrian province (ca. ~810 - 706 BC) with its capital at Guzana (modern day Tell Halaf). Bit Bahiani was ruled by King Kapara. After becoming a tributary to Assyria an alliance with Izalla to revolt was formed. There were at least five kings and four governors of Bit Bahiani before losing its name in usage.
- Trevor Bryce: The Routledge Handbook of The People and Places of Ancient Western Asia: The Near East from the Early Bronze Age to the Fall of the Persian Empire. Routledge 2009, ISBN 9781134159086, S. 128 (online copy, p. 128, at Google Books)
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