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Ashurbanipal

[ah-shoo r-bah-nee-pahl] /ˌɑ ʃʊərˈbɑ niˌpɑl/
noun
1.
died 626? b.c, king of Assyria 668?–626? b.c.
Also, Assurbanipal.
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  • Esarhaddons son and successor, Ashurbanipal, ruled from 668 to 626.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • The great work of Ashurbanipal was the collection of his library at Nineveh.

    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.

  • The library of Ashurbanipal contained a collection of proverbs in two languages, arranged as reading lessons for students.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • Ashurbanipal tells how he poured out a libation to Ishtar of Arbela and offered to her a long prayer against the Elamite king.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
British Dictionary definitions for Ashurbanipal

Ashurbanipal

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