[ ah-shoor-bah-nee-pahl ]
/ ˌɑ ʃʊərˈbɑ niˌpɑl /
died 626? b.c., king of Assyria 668?–626? b.c.
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Also As·sur·ba·ni·pal [ah-soor-bah-nee-pahl] /ˌɑ sʊərˈbɑ niˌpɑl/
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How to use Ashurbanipal in a sentence
The great work of Ashurbanipal was the collection of his library at Nineveh.
Esarhaddons son and successor, Ashurbanipal, ruled from 668 to 626.
The name of Ashurbanipal is preserved in Ezra 4:10 in the corrupt form of Osnappar.
From Sargon to Ashurbanipal they or their armies had been there often, and their governors continuously.
British Dictionary definitions for Ashurbanipal
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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