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.
Sep 13, 2017 · Ashurnasirpal II Attacks a City Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin (Copyright) Neo-Assyrian Period, 865-860 BCE. Panel 18 (top) of Room B, the North-Palace Palace, Nimrud, modern-day Iraq. An attack on a strongly walled city. The defenders, within crenellated turrets, are shooting arrows at the Assyrians.
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.
Apr 18, 2017 · A real terror of the Middle East, Ashurnasirpal II decisively crushed any revolt, massacred defeated rebels, and even burned children and women after an uprising; heartless and merciless! The Assyrian literature told us that the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II was a wonder at that time, mid-9 th century BCE.
Aug 30, 2023 · 2,900 years ago, Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II declared a sun-baked mud brick as his. Can it now reconstruct the environment he lived in? This 2,900-year-old brick, fashioned from mud and baked ...
Ashurnasirpal II primary name: Ashurnasirpal II other name: Assurnazirpal II
Apr 26, 2012 · Neo-Assyrian, 883-859 BC. From Nimrud (ancient Kalhu ), northern Iraq. A rare example of an Assyrian statue in the round. This statue of King Ashurnasirpal II (883-859 BC) was placed in the Temple of Ishtar Sharrat-niphi. It was designed to remind the goddess Ishtar of the king's piety.