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Ashurbanipal

[ah-shoo r-bah-nee-pahl]
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noun
  1. died 626? b.c., king of Assyria 668?–626? b.c.
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  • The great work of Ashurbanipal was the collection of his library at Nineveh.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

  • Esarhaddons son and successor, Ashurbanipal, ruled from 668 to 626.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

  • The name of Ashurbanipal is preserved in Ezra 4:10 in the corrupt form of Osnappar.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

  • From Sargon to Ashurbanipal they or their armies had been there often, and their governors continuously.

    The Ancient East

    D. G. Hogarh

  • From all we can gather, that empire was now tottering to its irretrievable fall, under the feeble successors of Ashurbanipal.


British Dictionary definitions for ashurbanipal

Ashurbanipal

Assurbanipal

noun
  1. died ?626 bc, king of Assyria (?668–?626): son of Esarhaddon. He built the magnificent palace and library at NinevehGreek name: Sardanapalus
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