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Who were the Assyrians?

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8th April 2021

Wall panel from Sennacherib’s palace, portraying the assault on Lachish.124906 © The Trustees of the British Museum (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
A clay tablet from the Library of Ashurbanipal, a commentary on excerpts from tablet 50 of Enuma Anu Enlil. K.4292 © The Trustees of the British Museum (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
And the Rabshakeh said to them, “Say to Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria: On what do you rest this trust of yours?” (2 Kings 18:19)

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