- King of Assyria 705-681 BC.
In the reign of Sennacherib, Egypt's involvement with *Assyria was renewed, particularly with relation to their conflict over the vassal-states in Syria/Palestine who were now requesting Egyptian support against the expansionist policies of *Assyria.In his third campaign Sennacherib set out to subdue the *Phoenician coastal towns. After another series of events, Hezekiah, King of Judah, appealed to Egypt for help; the combatants met at El-tekeh and there was a great defeat for the joint Egyptian and Ethiopian forces (Egypt was now ruled by a dynasty of Ethiopian kings) at the hands of the *Assyrians. This may have been the only time that the Egyptians came into direct conflict with Sennacherib, but a Biblical reference (II Kings, xix, 8-35) suggests that their forces were due to meet on another occasion but that many of the *Assyrian soldiers were slain in the night through God's intervention and were forced to return to Nineveh.Ultimately, Sennacherib was assassinated at Nineveh, but his contest with the Egyptians was pursued with even greater vigour by his successors, *Esarhaddon and *Ashurbanipal.BIBL. Luckenbill, D.D. Annals of Sennacherib. Chicago: 1924; Kitchen, K.A. 3rd Int. pp. 154-6.Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David
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Sennacherib — (Akkadian Sîn ahhe eriba (moon god) Sîn has replaced (lost) brothers for me ) was the son of Sargon II, whom he succeeded on the throne of Assyria (705 – 681 BC). Rise to power As a crown prince, Sennacherib was placed in charge of the empire… … Wikipedia
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Sennacherib — pendant la guerre contre Babylone, bas relief de son palais à Ninive. Sennacherib (Sennachérib ou Sanchérib dans l’Ancien Testament 2 Rois 18:13) fut roi d’Assyrie de 704 à 681. Il était le fils de Sargon II, que celui ci avait associé au pouvoir … Wikipédia en Français
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Sennacherib — [sə nak′ər ib] died 681 B.C.; king of Assyria (705 681): son of Sargon II … English World dictionary
Sennacherib — /seuh nak euhr ib/, n. died 681 B.C., king of Assyria 705 681. * * * died January 681 BC King of Assyria (r. 705/704–681 BC), son and successor of Sargon II. Between 703 and 689 he undertook six campaigns against Elam (southwestern Iran), which… … Universalium
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