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us: Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, active 668 B.C.-627 B.C.


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    • us: Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, fl. 668-627 B.C.
    • us: Aššur-Nacir-Aplia, King of Assyria, active 668 B.C.-627 B.C.
    • us: Asurbanipal, King of Assyria, active 668 B.C.-627 B.C.
    • us: Sardanapal, King of Assyria, active 668 B.C.-627 B.C.
  • Additional Information

    • Activity Start

        -0667
    • Activity End

        -0626
    • Death Date

        -0630
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Assyria
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Assyria. Army
    • Organization

        Assyria. Army
    • Gender

        male
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, fl. 668-627 B.C.Ashurbanipal,King of Assyria,fl. 668-627 B.C.
  • Sources

    • found: Asurbanipal.
    • found: Ency. Brit. 15th ed. (Ashurbanipal; reigned 668-627 B.C.)
    • found: Zapisi najuzvišenijeg i najveličanstvenijeg Aššur-Nacir-Aplia moćnog kralja ... 2004: t.p. (Aššur-Nacir-Aplia) p. 88 (king of Assyria)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed November 25, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Ashurbanipal; king of Assyria (668-628 BCE); Assyrian forces engaged Tarharqa's army at Kar-baniti (Saïs) and moved to take Memphis; when the Nubian advanced and reached Nineveh, he ordered another invasion; Assyrian army captured Thebes (663 BCE); Assyrian interest in Egypt ended with the defeat of the Kushites; later, Elamite kings, together with Arabian forces, allied with his brother, the ruler of Babylon, in a major revolt against Assyria (652- 648 BCE); soon after he devastated the Elamite capital Susa; died 630 BCE)
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