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Sennacherib’s Siege of Jerusalem

AMÉLIE KUHRT

in Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262764
eISBN:
9780191753947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262764.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Fergus Millar has been a pioneer among Graeco-Roman historians in appreciating the huge importance of Near Eastern societies and cultures within the ancient world. A continuous interest within this ... More


Saviors from the South?

Aidan Dodson

in Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165313
eISBN:
9781617971280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165313.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Rise of the Nubian kings. Piye and Kushite armies besieged the coalitions of the chief Tefnakhte at Hermopolis; Piye's success there was followed by the taking of Lahun, Meidum, Lisht and Memphis, ... More


The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

David Kertai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198723189
eISBN:
9780191789724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723189.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Late Assyrian Empire (c.900–612 BCE) was the first state to rule the major centres of the Middle East. The Assyrian court inhabited some of the most monumental palaces of its time. The ... More


Between Realpolitiker and Hero of Faith: Memories of Hezekiah in Biblical Traditions and Beyond

Bob Becking

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This article traces the developments in the memory of the Judahite king Hezekiah. In the Annals of the Assyrian king Sennacherib, Hezekiah is remembered as a king who was ready to act pragmatically ... More


The Memory of Sennacherib in Late Persian Yehud

Russell Hobson

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

In the Persian period, the shared memory of the Egyptian exodus had a substantial influence on the interpretation of textual artefacts concerning Sennacherib and the Assyrian oppression of Israel. In ... More


‘Ah, Assyria, the Rod of My Anger’: The Assyrian Takeover of the Southwest

Avraham Faust

in The Neo-Assyrian Empire in the Southwest: Imperial Domination and its Consequences

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198841630
eISBN:
9780191913433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841630.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Chapter 3 (‘Ah, Assyria, the Rod of my Anger’: The Assyrian Takeover of the Southwest) briefly outlines the interactions of the Neo-Assyrian empire with the southwest, from the first contacts in the ... More


Sennacherib (704–681)

David Kertai

in The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198723189
eISBN:
9780191789724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723189.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 describes the architecture of Sennacherib’s Southwest Palace in Nineveh, which functioned as the empire’s primary palace throughout the seventh century. The number and size of the main ... More


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