Definition of Asurbanipal
1. Noun. King of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC).
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Literary usage of Asurbanipal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cuneiform Inscriptions and the Old Testament by Eberhard Schrader, Owen Charles Whitehouse (1888)
"Let us now turn to the account given by Asurbanipal of the part played by the nations and princes of Western Asia in this insurrection of ..."
2. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1904)
"175, 185, 187, 189; and Harper, page 312; and SA Smith's Asurbanipal, I. 19, 27, 29, ... (7) "Asurbanipal, the king of Elam." Smith's Asurbanipal, III. 1 1. ..."
3. Assyria and Babylonia: A List of References in the New York Public Library by Ida Augusta Pratt, Richard James Horatio Gottheil, New York Public Library (1918)
"OBA Notes on the annals of Asurbanipal (V. Rawlinson, p. 1-10). ... Dean A. The Assyrian king, Asurbanipal. (The Old Testament student. New York, 1888. ..."
4. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1917)
"Asurbanipal und die assyrische Kultur seiner Zeit. Leipzig: JC Hinrichs, 1909. 44p. 8°. ... OBA Notes on the annals of Asurbanipal (V. Rawlinson, p. 1-10). ..."
5. Notes on Some Officials of the Sargonid Period by Allen Howard Godbey (1906)
"Again, why the emphatic appeal to religion, to ceremonies, oracles, and portents in the preparations of Esarhaddon, when Asurbanipal had for some time ..."