He was the son of Essarhaddon, and the grandson of Sennacherib, and the conqueror of Susiana.
It was in Persia, in the plain of Susiana, on a hot morning in March.
The relations between Assyria and Susiana were unfriendly, but not actually hostile.
So far as there is any difference of climate at this season between Susiana and Babylonia, it is in favor of the former.
How or when the conquest of Susiana was made, we are not informed.
Stone for building was absent from Babylonia Proper and the alluvial tracts of Susiana, but in the other provinces it abounded.
His principal campaign appears to have been in Susiana or Elam.
A war of some duration followed with Elam, or Susiana, the flames of which at one time extended over almost the whole empire.
The Elymæi were mountaineers who occupied the mountainous region between Susiana and Media.
Anshan is a district of Elam or Susiana, the exact position of which is still subject to much discussion.