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Sargon II, king of Assyria
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Sargon II and dignitary on a low-relief from the left wall of the palace of Sargon II at Dur Sharrukin in Assyria (now Khorsabad in Iraq), c. Sargon II reigned BCE and was one of.

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Sargon II, king of Assyria

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Cour Khorsabad, Palace of Sargon II, Louvre

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Shamshi addad stela 820 BC Assyrian art.
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A stele of the Assyrian king Šamši-Adad V BCE), making obeisance to the symbols of five deities, including (top) the horned crown of Anu (BM photo (c) The British Museum).

Stela of Shamshi-Adad V. From Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Northern Iraq. Neo-Assyrian, about BC. The achievements of an Assyrian king.

Assyrian “storm god” Adad holds in his hand a mace, a form taken by the lightning of the gods.

Anu (also known as An) is an early Mesopotamian sky god who was later viewed as the Father of the Gods and ruler of the heavens, a position which then.

Shamshi addad stela 820 BC Assyrian art.

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Look at the details! Beautiful!
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Gilgamesh - Wikipedia
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Statue of Gilgamesh with a possible representation of Enkidu, from the palace of Sargon II at Dur Sharrukin (now Khorsabad, near Mossul), BC. [Look into the rest of this site on Ancient Origins, too.

The Dead Sea Scrolls mention King Gilgamesh of Uruk, the mighty god-king, which translators falsely refer to him as a 'giant'. Statues of great kings displayed as giants is a metaphor of their high status and leadership.

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An Assyriologist at the University of London (UCL) has discovered that a stolen clay tablet inscribed with ancient cuneiform text that was recently acquired by a museum in Iraq, contains 20 previously

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Relief from the palace of King Sargon II in his capital city of Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad)
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🔥💥 Relief of King Sargon II in his capital city of Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad). He ruled Assyria about years ago and waged war in. modern-day Irak, Syria and Palestine. Plus ça change.

Relief from the palace of King Sargon II in his capital city of Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad)

Relief from the palace of King Sargon II in his capital city of Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad)

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Relief from the Temple of Nabu in the Assyrian city of Khorsabad or Dur-Sharrukin. The Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.       Photo by Babylon Chronicle

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Asurbanipal fue el último gran rey de Asiria. Reinó entre el 668 a. C. y c. 627 a. C. Hijo de Esarhaddon y Naqi'a-Zakutu, es famoso por ser uno de los pocos reyes de la antigüedad que sabía leer y escribir. En el reinado de Asurbanipal, el esplendor asirio era evidente no sólo en su poderío militar, sino también en su cultura y las artes. Asurbanipal creó la biblioteca de Nínive, la cual fue la primera biblioteca que recogió y organizó el material de forma sistemática.

Asurbanipal fue el último gran rey de Asiria. Reinó entre el 668 a. C. y c. 627 a. C. Hijo de Esarhaddon y Naqi'a-Zakutu, es famoso por ser uno de los pocos reyes de la antigüedad que sabía leer y escribir. En el reinado de Asurbanipal, el esplendor asirio era evidente no sólo en su poderío militar, sino también en su cultura y las artes. Asurbanipal creó la biblioteca de Nínive, la cual fue la primera biblioteca que recogió y organizó el material de forma sistemática.

Assyrian King Esarhaddon - Upon the death of Sennacherib, his son "Esarhaddon" (680-669 B.C.), became Assyria's king.  After a failed attempt, his forces finally took Memphis, the Egyptian capital in 671 B.C.   Esarhaddon reorganized the political structure in the north, establishing Nekau/Necho I (a Libyan) as first king of the 26th dynasty at Sais.

Assyrian King Esarhaddon - Upon the death of Sennacherib, his son "Esarhaddon" B. After a failed attempt, his forces finally took Memphis, the Egyptian capital in 671 B. Esarhaddon reorganized the political structu

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