Sargon II

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Sar·gon II

 (sär′gŏn′) Died 705 bc.
Assyrian king (722-705) who enlarged the Assyrian Empire. He completed the siege of Samaria and became king of Babylonia (710).

Sargon II

(ˈsɑːɡɒn)
n
(Biography) died 705 bc, king of Assyria (722–705). He developed a policy of transporting conquered peoples to distant parts of his empire

Sargon II


n.
died 705 B.C., king of Assyria 722–705.
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This city suffered two late-eighth-century destructions attributed to the Assyrian campaigns of Sargon II in 712/711 B.
A second possibility is through the establishment of rock reliefs and royal stelae by the Neo-Assyrians in the lands adjacent to and surrounding Judah, several of which were cut or erected during the campaigns of Sargon II.
This campaign was first discussed by Hayim Tadmor, "The Campaigns of Sargon II of Assur: A Chronological-Historical Study," JCS 12 (1958): 33-40, and has been discussed extensively.