2 days ago · The Neo-Assyrian ruler Sennacherib (705–681 BC) attacked the rebels, conquering Ascalon, Sidon and Ekron and defeating the Egyptians and driving them from the region. He marched toward Jerusalem, destroying 46 towns and villages (including the heavily defended city of Lachish) in his path.
- circa 673-663 BCE
- Assyrian military conquest of the Nile valley over a period of about 10 years. Later, continued influence under the Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt
- Nile Valley
May 25, 2023 · A look into the ancient archaeological discovery regarding Sennacherib's militaristic campaign in the Kingdom of Judah. This is one of the most iconic and interesting extra-biblical...
May 25, 2023 · The find was excavated in Lachish, an ancient Canaanite city state, and possibly dates to 1700 BC. Archaeologists say this was a luxury item as most others were simply made from wood or bone.
May 25, 2023 · Sennacherib Defies the Lord 8 The Rabshakeh returned, and found the king of Assyria fighting against Libnah, for he heard that the king had left Lachish. 9 Now the king heard concerning Tirhakah king of Cush, “Behold, he has set out to fight against you.”
May 27, 2023 · Above the king is an inscription that experts in Assyrian writing translate as follows: “Sennacherib, king of the world, king of Assyria, sat upon a nimedu -throne and passed in review the booty (taken) from Lachish (La-ki-su).” Today this display and inscription can be viewed in the British Museum.
May 25, 2023 · Two monumental statue heads believed to be dated to the early 3rd century have been unearthed during excavations at a cricket club in Carlisle, northern England. The new dig in Carlisle just got underway Monday 22 May and it was day two of the dig when the discovery was made.
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May 27, 2023 · Remembering the Pharaoh who kept Israel in bondage and tried his hardest to annihilate the Jewish people (the “Assyrian” in Isaiah 52:4), recalling Sennacherib the King of Assyria who wanted to defeat Jerusalem but failed (2 Kings 19:34-37; 2 Chronicles 32:21,22; Isaiah 37:35-38), we reach the third Assyrian of Isaiah’s colossal Book ...
3 days ago · Ashurbanipal [a] ( Neo-Assyrian cuneiform: Aššur-bāni-apli,  [b] meaning " Ashur is the creator of the heir")   was the king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from 669 BCE to his death in 631. He is generally remembered as the last great king of Assyria.
May 26, 2023 · What was Sennacherib the king of? Answer: Assyria II Kings 19:36 "So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh." Assyria covered many areas such as Iraq, Egypt, Turkey, Iran and several others. Its empire fell in 612 BCE. 6. Who became King after Hezekiah died? Answer: Manasseh
1 day ago · 2427 Sedlec Ossuary Nan Palermo / CC BY 2.0 The 40,000 to 70,000 skeletons within Sedlec Ossuary (aka Kostnice Ossuary Beinhaus) in the Czech Republic welcome you, quite literally, with open arms....
May 27, 2023 · The Song of Asaph (Book) By Nissan Mindel. Asaph, the greatest of the Levite singers in the Beth-Hamikdosh, had a vision. The holy Beth-Hamikdosh was in flames. The enemies of the Jews had broken into the holy place and set it afire. The Jews were broken and in despair.
May 28, 2023 · Sennacherib Cyrus 8. Isaiah 40:3 talks about "a voice calling 'in the desert prepare the way for the LORD'. According to Matthew 3:3, who was Isaiah identifying? Hint Mary the Mother of Jesus Jesus the Messiah John the Baptist Paul the Evangelist 9. The term 'anointed' in Israel could also mean to be chosen for God's divine work.