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Death of Saracus.

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Title
Death of Saracus.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Assyria

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ASSY
Topics
Assyrians
Fires -- Assyria
kings -- Assyria
Suicides
Notes
Content: Asshur-Emid-Ilin, known by his Greek name of Saracus, was the last king of Assyria. He defended Nineveh while under attack by the Medes. Unable to prevail against the enemy he set fire to the palace killing himself and everyone within.
Statement of responsibility: Artist's monogram "H.G." printed on image.
Source note: Ridpath''s universal history : an account of the origin, primitive condition, and race development of the greater division of mankind. (New York : Merrill Baker, c1899) Ridpath, John Clark (1840-1900), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 22.3 x 15.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): baddf150-c5bd-012f-ffeb-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Death of Saracus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5d19-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Death of Saracus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5d19-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1899). Death of Saracus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5d19-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Death of Saracus.