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    Sennacherib. Mother. Naqiʾa. Esarhaddon, also spelled Essarhaddon, [5] Assarhaddon [6] and Ashurhaddon [7] ( Neo-Assyrian cuneiform: , also Aššur-aḫa-iddina, [8] [9] meaning " Ashur has given me a brother"; [5] Biblical Hebrew: אֵסַר־חַדֹּן ‎ ʾĒsar-Ḥaddōn) was the king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from the death of his ...

  2. Esarhaddon, also spelled Essarhaddon, Assyrian Ashur-aha-iddina (“Ashur Has Given Me a Brother”), (flourished 7th century bc), king of Assyria 680–669 bc, a descendant of Sargon II. Esarhaddon is best known for his conquest of Egypt in 671. Although he was a younger son, Esarhaddon had already been proclaimed successor to the throne by his father, Sennacherib, who had appointed him ...

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  3. Dec 7, 2021 · Both Joseph and Esarhaddon are the younger sons of their fathers, and both deal with brother rivalry because their fathers favor them over their older brothers. In both of these instances, the brother rivalry is so intense and bitter that Joseph and Esarhaddon are forced to leave the land of their birth. While Joseph is sold as a slave by his ...

  4. Esarhaddon. ( victor ), one of the greatest of the kings of Assyria, was the son of Sennacherib, ( 2 Kings 19:37) and the grandson of Sargon, who succeeded Shalmaneser. He appears by his monuments to have been one of the most powerful, if not the most powerful, of all the Assyrian monarchs.

  5. Sep 25, 2017 · Illustration. by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin. published on 25 September 2017. Download Full Size Image. The cuneiform inscription on this hexagonal clay prism narrates the military campaigns of the Assyrian king Esarhaddon (reigned 680-669 BCE). Later on, the upper aspect was used a candle-holder by the owner. Neo-Assyrian Period, 7th century BCE.

  6. Esarhaddon was first compelled to defend the kingdom against the inroads of the hordes from the North. The Gimirra (perhaps referring to Gomer of the Old Testament), who were called Manda, seemed to pour into the land. A decisive victory was finally gained over them, and they were driven back into their own country.

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