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Sennacherib's death.

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Adrammelech escaping after murdering his father, Sennacherib.

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Sennacherib's death.

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1908
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ASSY
Eagles -- Assyria
Dead persons -- Assyria
Nineveh (Extinct city)
Sennacherib, King of Assyria, d. 681 B.C
Lions in art
Content: Written on border: "Bible & its story 1908-1909."
Content: Sennacherib was King of Assyria from 705 BC–681 BC. He was murdered by two of his own sons, Adrammelech and Sharezer, while he was praying in a temple. He was succeeded by another son, Esarhaddon.
Source note: The Bible and its story : taught by one thousand picture lessons. (New York : Niglutsch, 1908) Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis) (1870-1942), Editor. Bewer, Julius A. (Julius August) (1877-1953), Editor.
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Reproduction of a wood engraving published originally in 1881.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 22 x 16.6 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b4187e50-c5bd-012f-6753-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1908: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sennacherib's death." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1364-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sennacherib's death." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1364-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1908). Sennacherib's death. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1364-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Sennacherib's death.