Sennacherib, King of Assyria

"Josette Elayi's Sennacherib, King of Assyria is the only extant biography of Sargon II's infamous son. This critical resource for students and scholars traces the reign of Sennacherib in context in order to illuminate more fully the life and contributions of the warlord, builder, inn...

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Published in:Archaeology and biblical studies
Main Author: Elayi, Josette 1943-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Atlanta SBL Press [2018]
In: Archaeology and biblical studies (number 24)
Year: 2018, Volume: 24
Reviews:[Rezension von: Elayi, Josette, Sennacherib, King of Assyria] (2019) (Chow, Caleb)
Series/Journal:Archaeology and biblical studies number 24
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Sennacherib Assyria, King v745-v680
Further subjects:B Assyria History
B Sennacherib King of Assyria -681 B.C
B Biography
B Assyria Kings and rulers Biography
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Parallel Edition:Electronic
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Summary:"Josette Elayi's Sennacherib, King of Assyria is the only extant biography of Sargon II's infamous son. This critical resource for students and scholars traces the reign of Sennacherib in context in order to illuminate more fully the life and contributions of the warlord, builder, innovator, and social reformer, who was unique among the Assyrian kings. Elayi offers both an evaluation of this royal figure and an assessment of the Assyrian Empire by interpreting the historical information surrounding the decisive events of his reign."--Provided by publisher
A portrait of Sennacherib -- Sennacherib, the Crown Prince -- Accession and priority campaigns (705-701) -- Consolidating the empire (700-695) -- Focusing on Babylonia and its allies (694-689) -- End of reign (688-681) -- Traditions and reforms -- Building and innovation
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-219) and index
ISBN:1628372176