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).
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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
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Sargon II


n.
died 705 B.C., king of Assyria 722–705.
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Sargon II of Assyria and Sargon of Agade," in Munuscula Mesopotamica: Festschrift fur Johannes Renger, ed.
With regard to Mesopotamian-Egyptian relative chronology, I have recently noted that an inscription on a rock relief in Iran indicates that Shebitku of Egypt's twenty-fifth dynasty was already on the throne of Egypt by the end of the reign of Sargon II of Assyria and that the commonly accepted dates for Shebitku's reign have to be raised by at least four years (Orientalia 68 [1999]: 52-54; cf.