He also died a violent death at the hand of his brother Esarhaddon.
Certainly, he received from Esarhaddon a considerable extension of his dominions.
Thus strengthened Esarhaddon commenced a war with Egypt, the conquest285 of which his father had been obliged to relinquish.
Not one of his predecessors had seemed more irresistible than Esarhaddon.
Students of scriptural archæology will also appreciate the 'History of Esarhaddon.'
In the East, Esarhaddon kept the tribes of the Medes in subjection.
I caused a new city to be built, and called it the city of Esarhaddon.
The most important achievements of Esarhaddon were accomplished in the West.
This process was still going on, when either Esarhaddon died and the works were stopped, or the palace was destroyed by fire.
Esarhaddon, hearing of this tragedy, gathered an army, and in a battle defeated Sharezer and established himself on the throne.