Kingdom of Van and Assyria in the Years of King Ashurbanipal

Kingdom of Van and Assyria in the Years of King Ashurbanipal

King of the Neo-Assyrian Empire in 668 – 627 BC Ashurbanipal entered history not only as a successful politician and military commander but also as a collector of ancient writing monuments. Having been initially educated as a priest, Ashurbanipal was the only Assyrian king to know cuneiform. By his order, tens of thousands of historical, …

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