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  • Nahum, Nineveh and Those Nasty Assyrians

    book gives us internal chronological parameters to date the book. Nahum describes the conquest of Thebes (No-Amon) by Ashurbanipal II in 663 BC as a past event, thus the book could not have been written before that date. The entire book is a prediction...
  • Nahum and Nineveh

    bowing down before Shalmaneser. Yet, the rooms I was most interested in were the ones containing the bas-relief of Ashurbanipal II (ruled 668-627 BC), the last great king of Assyria. Several years ago, I preached through the book of Nahum. As always, I...
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  • King Solomon in His Ancient Context

    of Ashur, plated its doors with gold and “coated the walls with gold as if with plaster” (Borger 1956:87). His son Ashurbanipal did much the same, “I clad its walls with gold and silver” (Thompson 1931:29). In Babylon a century later Nebuchadnezzar...
  • Israelite Kings in Assyrian Inscriptions

    of his unusually long reign, he was on the throne during the entire reign of Esarhaddon and about half the reign of Ashurbanipal, two of the strongest kings of Assyria. Manasseh is mentioned by each of these two kings. Manasseh was among 22 kings who...
  • A Theology Of The Fall In Genesis 3 And The Ancient Near East

    It is a “legend, which emerged from the first Babylonian dynasty..., (and) was discovered in the palace library of Ashurbanipal (669­–627 BC) at Nineveh” (Elwell 2001: 532). Further, “the epic consists of eleven tablets composed ca. 2000 B.C. and a...
  • Iraq and the Bible

    a throne reviewing a procession of captives and booty being brought out of the city. The next two kings, Esarhaddon and Ashurbanipal, are also referred to in the Bible at 2 Kings 19:37 and Ezra 4:10, respectively. Their records mention Manasseh king of...
  • The Prophets' Knowledge of Contemporary Idolatry

    regarding some statues, 'The gods and the goddesses who dwelt therein flew off like birds.' Another Assyrian king, Ashurbanipal, destroyed the temples and idols of Susa (Shushan), the capital of Elam, when he conquered that nation in the seventh century...
  • Who Was Nimrod?

    naming him were found among the ruins of the temple library of the god Nabu (Biblical Nebo) and the palace library of Ashurbanipal in Nineveh. Many others have been found since in a number of excavations. The author of the best treatise on the Gilgamesh...
  • David Rohl's Revised Egyptian Chronology: A View From Palestine

    attempts to lower Egyptian chronology by several hundred years for the periodbefore 664 B.C. The sacking of Thebes by Ashurbanipal in 664 B.C. is accepted as a fixed date by Rohl and becomes the starting point for his revised chronology (119). He...
  • A Universal Flood: 3000 B.C.

    BC) was found with this man's name on it. He was the most popular hero in the Ancient Near East. Using the version fromAshurbanipal's library, in 1872, George Smith published the eleventh tablet of the Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic as The Chaldean Account...
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: Part III

    without a Creation motif (“Gilgamesh Epic,” tablet XI), all in seventh-century neo-Assyrian copies from the Nineveh of Ashurbanipal’s time.1 Therefore, scholars were busy comparing Genesis 1 with “Enuma elish,” and Genesis 6–8 with “Gilgamesh” XI,...
  • Who Were the Sons of God in Genesis 6?

    of the Assyrian Empire—had a patron god also named Ashur. In the seventh century BC, the well-known Assyrian emperor, Ashurbanipal, came to power and took upon himself a name which means “Ashur Has Made a Son.” Cities with their patron gods, then,...
  • The Ongoing Saga of the Cyrus Cylinder: The Internationally-Famous Grande Dame of Ancient Texts

    to the BM, he recovered some 134,000 clay tablets and fragments, including the royal library of the Assyrian king Ashurbanipal at Nineveh (Tamras 1997; British Museum 2010c). Hormuzd Rassam, discoverer of the Cyrus Cylinder The Significance Although...

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