PALACE OF SARGON, KING OF THE UNIVERSE
- THE WORLD OF THE ASSYRIANS. // Calliope;Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p2
This article presents a map showing the expansion of the Assyrian empire under King Sargon II.
- C-Day at the Pyramid. // Time;8/31/1953, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p37
The article investigates the origin of the lost Ten Tribes of Israel. According to a cult known as British Israel, the lost tribes captured and exiled by Assyrian King Sargon about 721 B.C. were of a race known as the Khumri. These Khumri tribe were assumed to be the Ten Tribes. Cult members...
- Sargon II. Porter, Barbara Nevling // Reader's Companion to Military History;1996, p414
The article provides information on King Sargon II of Assyria who reigned from 721 to 705 B.C. Seizing the throne during an uprising, Sargon II went on to become one of Assyria's greatest warrior-kings. In his early years he subdued two successive revolts by western vassals, fought the rebel...
- Assyrian King Sargon ll's Urartu campaign of 714 BC was as sensible as it was ruthless. Carey, Brian Todd // Military History;Sep2005, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p64
Focuses on the military campaign headed by Assyrian King Sargon II in response to a dispute with the kingdom of Urartu in Armenia in 714 B.C. Contributions of Sargon as a ruler; Difficulties experienced in leading expedition; Strategy employed by King Rusa I of Urartu to intercept Sargon;...
- What's in a name?...and is it always necessarily a good idea to emulate yesterday's military genius? Guttman, Jon // Military History;Oct2002, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p6
Editorial. Presents an overview of the achievements of several military leaders who emulated great the names of great military geniuses. Legacy of King Sargon II of Assyria; Achievements of French Emperor Napoleon III; Background on the insurgency of Tupac Amaru II in Peru.
- The deportations of the Israelites. Younger Jr., K. Lawson // Journal of Biblical Literature;Summer98, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p201
The article examines the differences between the deportation practices of Israelites of Assyrian King Tiglath-Pileser III and Sargon II, highlighting the impact of their rulership on Israel. It investigates how the rulership of Tiglath-Pileser saw Israel becoming a vassal state surrounded by...
- Nimrud's Northwest Palace. Collins, Paul // Calliope;Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p6
This article focuses on the Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II, who ruled Assyria from 883 through 859 B.C. He founded his new capital city at Kalhu (present-day Nimrud), and constructed his palace there. The king was an energetic warrior who led the Assyrian army north and west to conquer lands and...
- Assyrian March Against Judah. Stern, Philip // Military History;Oct2001, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p62
Blames the decision of Assyrian warrior king Sennacherib to strike a deal with besieged Jerusalem for the existence of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Hezekiah's neighbors that made submission to Sennacherib; What Sennacherib recorded when he attacked Judah; What that palace depicting the...
- Te'umman in the Neo-Assyrian correspondence. Waters, Matthew W. // Journal of the American Oriental Society;Jul-Sep99, Vol. 119 Issue 3, p473
Offers additional details on the career of Neo-Elamite king Te'umman who lived in 664-653 B.C. Analysis of eight Neo-Babylonian letters from the Nineveh corpus; Threat posed by Elamite maneuvering on the Assyrian supremacy in the Sealand; Insights into the scope of the Elamite-Assyrian conflict.