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  1. Ashur-nasir-pal II ( transliteration: Aššur-nāṣir-apli, meaning " Ashur is guardian of the heir" [1]) was king of Assyria from 883 to 859 BCE. Ashurnasirpal II succeeded his father, Tukulti-Ninurta II. His son and successor was Shalmaneser III and his queen was Mullissu-mukannišat-Ninua.

  2. king (883BC-859BC), Assyria. Ashurnasirpal II (flourished 9th century bce) was the king of Assyria from 883–859 bce, whose major accomplishment was the consolidation of the conquests of his father, Tukulti-Ninurta II, leading to the establishment of the New Assyrian empire.

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  3. Jul 9, 2014 · Ashurnasirpal II (r. 884-859 BCE) was the third king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. His father was Tukulti- Ninurta II (r. 891-884 BCE) whose military campaigns throughout the region provided his son with a sizeable empire and the resources to equip a formidable army.

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  5. Dec 18, 2019 · Assurnasirpal II, king of Assyria (r. 883-859 BC) The reign of Assurnasirpal II marked a turning point in the history of the Assyrian empire. His military exploits recaptured territories lost to Assyria centuries earlier, and established it as one of the most important powers in the Near East.

  6. Jul 17, 2014 · Ashurnasirpal II ordered it completely re-built, including a new grand palace, which would now become the capital of the Assyrian Empire instead of Ashur. The city and palace were completed by 879 BCE, at which point Ashurnasirpal II threw a grand inaugural party attended by 69,574 people and lasting ten days.

  7. Ashurnasirpal II, son of Tukulti-Ninurta II (890–884 b.c.e..), was the founder of a revitalized and expanded Neo-Assyrian Empire. He was renowned for his military might, conquests of foreign lands, hunting, and building activities—all aspects of the ideal Assyrian king.

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