Ashurbanipal

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A·shur·ba·ni·pal

 (ä′sho͝or-bä′nə-päl′) also As·sur·ba·ni·pal (ä′so͝or-) fl. seventh century bc.
King of Assyria (669-626) who was a noted patron of literature and the arts.

Ashurbanipal

(ˌæʃʊəˈbɑːnɪˌpæl) or

Assurbanipal

n
(Biography) died ?626 bc, king of Assyria (?668–?626): son of Esarhaddon. He built the magnificent palace and library at Nineveh. Greek name: Sardanapalus

A•shur•ba•ni•pal

(ˌɑ ʃʊərˈbɑ niˌpɑl)

also Assurbanipal



n.
died 626? B.C., king of Assyria 668?–626? b.c.
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Germany participated in the general nineteenth-century Arabiphoria that began with Byron's Sardanapal (1821), was nourished by the Oriental paintings of Dote and Delacroix, and received its official seal of approbation in the Nineveh Court erected for the Crystal Palace exhibition of 1851.