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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 BC. Ashurnasirpal II succeeded his father, Tukulti-Ninurta II, in 883 BC.

  2. Ashurnasirpal II, (flourished 9th century bce ), king of Assyria 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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  4. Dec 31, 2015 · 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.

  5. Home Collection Galleries Assyria: Nimrud Highlights Accessibility The Neo-Assyrian King Ashurnasirpal II (883–859 BC) built his magnificent Northwest Palace at Nimrud. The site of Nimrud is located on the Tigris River in modern-day Iraq. Interior decoration of the palace featured a series of remarkable carved stone panels.

  6. Ashurnasirpal II, whose name (Ashur-nasir-apli) means, "the god Ashur is the protector of the heir," came to the Assyrian throne in 883 B.C.E. He was one of a line of energetic kings whose campaigns brought Assyria great wealth and established it as one of the Near East's major powers.

  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.

  8. Sep 13, 2017 · Ashurnasirpal II had decorated the walls of his North-West Palace at the heart of the Assyrian Empire, Nimrud, with approximately 2-meter high alabaster bas-reliefs, depicting various scenes, like a movie in stone. The protagonist of the play, the title role, and the award winner, undoubtedly, was the King himself.

  9. 6 hours ago · A team from the Louvre and the Mosul Cultural Museum reconstruct the base of the thone of Ashurnasirpal II, who ruled at Nimrud from 883 BCE to 859 B.C.E. Thomas Sagory, Musée du Louvre ...

  10. Apr 26, 2012 · Ashurnasirpal II (r. 884-859 BCE) was the third king of the Neo-Assyrian... Article The Greatest Party Ever Thrown: Ashurnasirpal II’s Kalhu Festival The greatest party ever thrown in antiquity is the inaugral event... Definition Roman Sculpture Roman sculpture blended the idealised perfection of Classical Greek... Article History of Assyria

  11. Assurnasirpal II Home / Academics / School of Biblical and Theological Studies / Archaeology Museum / Assurnasirpal II This inscription is that of Ashurnasirpal II, king of Assyria, who ruled from 883 to 859 BC. The inscription was recovered from Kalhu (biblical Calah).

  12. Jul 17, 2014 · Ashur was among the most prosperous of the Assyrian cities and had been the capital of the Assyrian Empire since the reign of Adad Nirari I (1307-1275 BCE). Ashurnasirpal II Wall Relief Geni (CC BY-SA) Once Ashurnasirpal II had added his own adornments and improvements to the great city, he now felt it was time for a change in its status.

  13. Dec 31, 2016 · Assurnasirpal II was a powerful ruler whose reign was well-documented. There are hundreds of texts related to different parts of his life and kingdom. This allows researchers to conclude that his reign was one of the most significant in the history of these lands. He ruled Assyria between 883 and 859 BC.

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