Definition of Ashurbanipal
1. Noun. King of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC).
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1. A History of the Babylonians and Assyrians by George Stephen Goodspeed (1902)
"VIII THE LAST DAYS OF SPLENDOR Ashurbanipal. 668-626 BC 248. ... At the command of the sun-god, Ashurbanipal ordered their return to their temples, ..."
2. A History of Babylonia and Assyria by Robert William Rogers (1915)
"From 1867 to 1871 discovery followed discovery until Smith's edition of the Ashurbanipal inscriptions appeared. This volume made clear the immense gain to ..."
3. Charis: Essays in Honor of Sara A. Immerwahr by Anne Proctor Chapin (2004)
"Although Ashurbanipal formally installed Shamash-shum-ukin as king shortly after his own accession in Assyria, referred to Shamash-shum-ukin as king of ..."
4. Assyrian and Babylonian Literature: Selected Translations by Robert Francis Harper (1901)
"For two or three years Ashurbanipal bent all his energies to the suppression of the revolt, and when it was finally overcome in 648 B. c., ..."
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