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.
- The Date of Samaria's Fall as a Reason for Rejecting the Hypothesis of Two Conquests. Tetley, M. Christine // Catholic Biblical Quarterly;Jan2002, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p59
Investigates the Assyrian kings responsible for the conquest of Samaria. Possible conquest by Shalmanezer V in 723 and 722 B.C.; Suspected conquest by Sargon II in 720 B.C.; Basis of the two-conquest hypothesis.
- Reviews. Livingstone, Alasdair // Journal of Semitic Studies;Spring94, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p97
Reviews the book `The Correspondence of Sargon II, Part I. Letters From Assyria and the West' by S. Parpola.
- 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...
- The Fall of Samaria in Light of Recent Research. Younger Jr., K. Lawson // Catholic Biblical Quarterly;Jul99, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p461
Discusses the fall of the Northern Kingdom of Israel or Samaria based on some insightful studies published on the subject. Theories on the conquest of Samaria; Reign of Shalmaneser V; Transition of power to Sargon II; Biblical materials on the fall of Samaria.
- SOME REMARKS ON SARGON II's EIGHTH CAMPAIGN OF 714 BC. Jakubiak, Krzysztof // Iranica Antiqua;2004, Vol. 39, p191
Explores the construction of the Gerdesorah fortification, found between Iraq and Iran, that was destroyed during the eight campaign of Sargon II against the Urartian Kingdom in 714 B.C. Role of the Gerdesorah fortifications in the defense of Urartians; Features and location of the...
- 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;...