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  Esarhaddon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 676 BC Esarhaddon took the towns of Sissu and Kundu in the Taurus mountains.
Esarhaddon had to contend with court intrigues at Nineveh that led to the execution of several nobles, and sent his general, Sha-Nabu-shu, to restore order in the Nile Valley.
Esarhaddon is also a major character in the novel The Assyrian, written as a narrative of a fictional half-brother to Esarhaddon, "Tiglath".
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 Esarhaddon Biography
Esarhaddon (681 - 669 BC) was a king of Assyria, the son and successor of Sennacherib.
A daughter of Esarhaddon was married the Scythian Prince Partatua of Sakasene in order to improve relations with the Nomads.
Esarhaddon had to fight with court-intrigues at Niniveh that led to the execution of several nobles and sent his general Sha-Nabu-shu to restore order in the Nile valley.
www.biographybase.com /biography/Esarhaddon.html   (824 words)

  
 InfoHub Forums - Assyrian Kings
Esarhaddon became king of Assyra in 681 B.C. As I mentioned in a previous posting, his two brothers had murdered their father Sennacherib.
Esarhaddon led his army in a campaign and defeated the Scythians in a major battle.
Esarhaddon captured the wife and daughters of Tirhakah, along with several servants.
www.infohub.com /forums/showthread.php?t=2963   (2937 words)

  
 History of Egypt, by Maspero, Volume 8, Part B.
Esarhaddon attributed his success to Ishtar, the goddess of bravery and of combat; she alone had broken the weapons of the rebels, she alone had brought confusion into their lines, and had inclined the hearts of the survivors to submit.
Esarhaddon was obliged to interfere to ensure its restoration, and as their king, Shamash-ibni, was not inclined to comply with the order, Esarhaddon removed him from the throne, and substituted in his place a certain Nabushallim, son of Belesys, who showed more deference to the suzerain's wishes.
Esarhaddon was, nevertheless, obliged to put off the fulfilment of his schemes longer than he desired: complications arose on his northern frontiers, near the sources of the Tigris, which distracted his attention from the intrigues taking place on the banks of the Nile.
www.gutenberg.org /files/17328/17328-h/v8b.htm   (13727 words)

  
 Living in Truth by Charles N.Pope - Chapter 39:"His Servant for Three Years"(Taharqa and Thebes in the ...
Esarhaddon reports tribute sent from Ba'lu and "Manasseh of Judah," that is, from Taharqa himself, as well as 20 other kings of Syrio-Palestine and the Mediterranean islands.
Esarhaddon was not resisted by Taharqa at Ashkelon, nor was he upon arriving at the border of Egypt.
Esarhaddon claimed to have marched on the entirety of Egypt (Magan and Meluhha), and to have installed new vassals throughout.
www.domainofman.com /book/chap-39.html   (5166 words)

  
 Ahikar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Achiacharus is the name occurring in the book of Tobit as that of a nephew of Tobit (Tobias) and an official at the court of Esarhaddon at Nineveh.
Esarhaddon orders Ahikar be executed in response, and so Ahikar is arrested and imprisoned to await punishment.
However, Ahikar reminds the executioner that the executioner had been saved by Ahikar from a similar fate under Sennacherib, and so the executioner kills one of his (innocent) eunuchs instead, and pretends to Esarhaddon that it is the body of Ahikar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ahikar   (542 words)

  
 esarhdawn
Esarhaddon as the Crown Prince was not as yet a King of Decisions like the Gods of this sphere, but hoped sincerely he would always listen to the voices of the Lords and Ladies of Majesty of the Land.
Esarhaddon was making himself be, was leaving his infancy of the spirit to stand on his feet to decide for his life and the life of Assyria.
Esarhaddon felt his face burn with shame, for one of his father´s greatest mistakes had been the inconceivable pillage and destruction of the city known as the Gate of the Gods.
www.gatewaystobabylon.com /myths/texts/retellings/esarhdawn.htm   (5066 words)

  
 Esarhaddon: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Esarhaddon was forced into exile at an unknown place beyond Hanilgalbat Mitanni quick summary:
The first campaigns of Esarhaddon were directed against the nomadic tribes of southern Mesopotamia, EHandler: no quick summary.
Ashurbanipal, or assurbanipal, (reigned 668 - 627 bc627 bce), the son of esarhaddon and naqia-zakutu, was the last great king of ancient assyria....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/es/esarhaddon.htm   (2910 words)

  
 Esarhaddon (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
Sennacherib, having been slain in 681, apparently by two of his sons, who are called in the Old Testament Adrammelech and Sharezer (2 Kings 19:37), Esarhaddon proceeded to Nineveh, where the rebellion which followed the death of his father collapsed, having existed for about a month and a half.
Esarhaddon, however, having been infatuated with the ancient culture of the Babylonians, adopted a conciliatory attitude toward the people.
Esarhaddon was first compelled to defend the kingdom against the inroads of the hordes from the North.
bibletools.org /index.cfm/fuseaction/Def.show/RTD/ISBE/ID/3173   (837 words)

  
 Tirhakah
The Assyrian armies under Esarhaddon, and again under Assur-bani-pal, invaded Egypt and defeated Tirhakah, who afterwards retired into Ethiopia, where he died, after reigning twenty-six years.
It is well-known that he had several wars with Esarhaddon king of Assyria, and one or two wars during the first four regnal years of Assurbanipal.
The Esarhaddon Chronicle has recorded that the sun darkened its light in the month Teshri, in the first year of Esarhaddon (Sidney Smith, Babylonian historical texts relating to the capture and downfall of Babylon, London: Methuen, 1924: 14).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ti/Tirhakah.html   (677 words)

  
 Esarhaddon’s Reconquest of Egypt
The “town of the Brook of Egypt” in Esarhaddon’s inscription is el-Arish, the ancient Avaris.
It is worth noting tha Esarhaddon refers to these rulers and to their lands as kings and lands of Hatti, which is nearly synonymous with the designation “the other side of the Euphrates.”; Hatti is obviously a broad geographical term.
The campaigns of Esarhaddon in Egypt and Ethiopia are recorded on his steles, particularly on that found in Sendjirli; his stele at Nahr el-Kalb, close to Beirut, also describes the campaign against Egypt and the capture of Memphis.
www.varchive.org /tac/esarh.htm   (1639 words)

  
 Twenty-Three Tales (ix.i)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
THE Assyrian King, Esarhaddon, had conquered the kingdom of King Lailie, had destroyed and burnt the towns, taken all the inhabitants captive to his own country, slaughtered the warriors, beheaded some chieftains and impaled or flayed others, and had confined King Lailie himself in a cage.
Lailie's army fought bravely, but Lailie, formerly Esarhaddon, saw the enemy swarming down from the mountains like ants, over-running the valley and overwhelming his army; and, in his chariot, he flung himself into the midst of the battle, hewing and felling the enemy.
Esarhaddon understood that he was a she-ass, the colt's mother, and this neither surprised nor grieved him, but rather gave him pleasure.
www.ccel.org /ccel/tolstoy/23_tales.ix.i.html   (2203 words)

  
 Assyria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 681 BC, Sennacherib was murdered, most likely by one of his sons (according to 2 Kings 19:37, while praying to the god Nisroch, he was killed by two of his sons, Adramalech and Sharezer, and both of these sons subsequently fled to Armenia; repeated in Isaiah 37:38 and alluded to in 2 Chronicles 32:21).
Sennacherib was succeeded by his son Esarhaddon (Ashur-aha-iddina), who had been governor of Babylonia, and was campaigning in Urartu at the time of his father's murder, where he won a victory at Malatia (Milid).
Bel and the gods of Babylonia returned from their exile in Assur to Babylon in the first year of Šamaš-šuma-ukin, and the akitu festival could be celebrated for the first time in twenty years; ABC 1 14 vs.34-39 and ABC 1 Col.4:34-36.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Assyria   (3846 words)

  
 Noah's Ark pg 2 in Iran - not Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Esarhaddon forced this treaty on the Iranian princes specifically to avoid the mortal danger that beset his father.
The logic derived from the above indicates that Esarhaddon was paranoid that his son would become a victim of the same group of people that joined in the civil revolt against his father.
Since Esarhaddon’s brothers fled to the region of Ararat, subsequent to killing their father, it is reasonable to assume that they fled into the region that had joined them in the civil revolt.
www.baseinstitute.org /Noah's_Ark_Iran_pg2.html   (834 words)

  
 ANE History: The End of Judah
Esarhaddon, a famous (in his day) conqueror who defeated Taharka, Pharaoah of Egypt, was the fist Assyrian ruler to add to his grandiose array of titles, "King of the kings of Egypt." Esarhaddon's brilliant victory over Taharka was celebrated with a victory stele set up at Senjirli in northern Syria.
Esarhaddon is taken to be referred to as the "cruel and fierce king" mentioned in Isaiah 19:2, who realized the highest ambition of all Assyrians: the conquest of Egypt.
Esarhaddon is apparently referred to several times in the Old Testament; for instance in Ezra 4:2 he is metioned as the king who colonized Samaria.
www.theology.edu /lec21.htm   (3731 words)

  
 Assyrian Kings - www.GatewaysToBabylon.com
In the opening chapter of his annals Esarhaddon tells how their slanderous accusations turned his father's heart against him to the point where he was obliged to leave his own country and seek refuge 'in a hiding place' - possibly Cilicia or Tabal.
Esarhaddon swviftly counter-attacked, 'tramped upon the neck' of the Cilician rebels and 'cut with the sword' Teushpa and his hordes, forcing them to retreat beyond the Kizil-Irmak river.
Esarhaddon did alI he could to prevent the development of a situation whose immediate effect was to cut down the supply of Median horses to the Assyrian Army and whose remote consequences were perhaps dimly foreseen.
www.gatewaystobabylon.com /introduction/assyriankings.htm   (5139 words)

  
 Esarhaddon - Easton Bible Dictionary - Bible Software by johnhurt.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Esarhaddon - Assur has given a brother, successor of Sennacherib (2 Kings 19:37; Isa.
Their brother Esarhaddon, who had been engaged in a campaign against Armenia, led his army against them.
He died in October B.C. 668, while on the march to suppress an Egyptian revolt, and was succeeded by his son Assur-bani-pal, whose younger brother was made viceroy of Babylonia.
www.htmlbible.com /kjv30/easton/east1242.htm   (215 words)

  
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Esarhaddon conquered Egypt in 671 B.C. and left it under the administration of "(local) kings, governors, officers (saknu), harbor overseers, officials and administrative personnel." He himself never returned.
Esarhaddon had established Niku as king of Sais in 671 B.C. and this favorite son of Assurbanipal ruled at least till 665 B.C., the likely date for his return to Sais following the aborted coup.
The country was divided among twenty petty rulers, who had been established by Esarhaddon; these so closely parallel the chiefs subject to Piankhy I, that it seems the country had continued to be divided in the same way throughout the couple of generations of the Ethiopian rule.
www.kent.net /DisplacedDynasties/Assyrian_Invasions.htm   (5419 words)

  
 The Assyrian Turtan
With Esarhaddon generally recognised as a younger son of Sennacherib, the eldest being Ashur-nadin-shumi whom Sennacherib made Viceroy of Babylon during his Year 12 (Fourth Campaign), the chronology I am trying to develop here would be extremely tight indeed.
Esarhaddon was also ever loyal to his father, Sennacherib, and was thus especially vengeful against insolent kings - presumably those who according to the Judith narrative had originally sent back the Assyrian messengers "empty-handed and in disgrace".
Esarhaddon holds a cup in his right hand and from the left hand extends the ropes ("reins") which pass through the lips of these two conquered figures [21].
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 Egypt and the Assyrians
In 671 B.C., Esarhaddon, Sennachenb’s son and the king of Assyria (680 B.C.-669 B.C.) defeated Taharqa’s army, and captured Memphis.
Esarhaddon set out for a further campaign, but he got sick at Harran and died.
However, in 667 (668) Taharqa was kicked out of Memphis by Ashurbanipal, Esarhaddon’s son and the king of Assyria reigned from 668 to 627 B.C..
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/egypt/othercultures/assyrians.html   (626 words)

  
 Ashurbanipal (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
If the latter, his restoration of Manasseh was paralleled in the instance of Necho, the vassal king of Memphis and Sais, who also had revolted from Assyria; for he was accorded similar treatment, being sent back to Egypt with special marks of favor, and reinstated upon his throne.
Esarhaddon died on his way to Egypt, which he had previously conquered, an insurrection having taken place.
Tirhakah, whom Esarhaddon had vanquished, and who had fled to Ethiopia, had returned, and had advanced against the rulers appointed by Assyria.
bibletools.org /index.cfm/fuseaction/Def.show/RTD/ISBE/ID/844   (1018 words)

  
 The Assyrian Empire
Inevitably, however, the priests ensured that he "went to his destiny," after which Esarhaddon returned to the throne, resuming his rule over one of the most militaristic peoples known to history.
From their origins in a few major cities on the Tigris river in Northern Iraq—Nineveh, Ashur, and Kalakh—the Assyrians grew by the 9th century BC to control most of the Middle East, from Egypt to the Persian Gulf.
One of King Esarhaddon of Assyria's inscriptions, 7th century BC The Assyrian strategy for conquest depended heavily on psychological warfare.
www.amazeingart.com /seven-wonders/assyria.html   (745 words)

  
 Chapter 19: From Manasseh to the Deuteronomic Reform
Shortly afterward (680), Sennacherib was murdered by his sons and one of them, Esarhaddon, formerly governor of Babylon, became king of the Assyrian Empire.
To prevent challenge from his brothers or the army, Esarhaddon, through good military tactics and favorable omens, was soon in complete control of the empire.
Esarhaddon had planned carefully the future of his kingdom, and, in accordance with an agreement, two sons came to power, Shamash-shum-ukin as crown prince of Babylon and Ashurbanipal as ruler of Assyria.
www.infidels.org /library/modern/gerald_larue/otll/chap19.html   (5416 words)

  
 ADONIS
On a couch under the wall of the city reposes the Lord Esarhaddon, fanned by two slaves, a negro boy and a fair Kabyle girl, clad in yellow and blue, the boy's robes being covered with a veil of silver, the girl's with a veil of gold." "They are singing to him softly:" THE BOY.
THE LORD ESARHADDON "is lying on the couch with his mistress.
They and their slaves and maidens are all fallen into the abysses of deep sleep.
www.the-equinox.org /vol1/no7/eqi07016.html   (5252 words)

  
 From Nineveh to Ni
“In the twelfth year the king of Assyria went to Egypt, fell sick on the road, and died on the tenth day of the month Marcheswan.” “Esarhaddon exercised sovereign power in Assyria twelve years,” narrates a chronicle of his reign, written more than one hundred years later.
At a great assembly in Nineveh in -672 Esarhaddon made a proclamation to the governors of the provinces and vassal rulers:
The sudden death of Esarhaddon had given a respite to Tirhaka, and for a number of years the Ethiopians ruled the land unopposed.
homepage.newschool.edu /~siung/SundaySchool/Assyria/FromNinevehToNi.htm   (782 words)

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