Story of Ashurbanipal, the ‘greatest king you’ve never heard of’

Story of Ashurbanipal, the ‘greatest king you’ve never heard of’, will be showcased at the British museum alongside hundreds of 7th century Assyrian treasures

متحف لندن سيسلط الأضواء على الملك الآشوري العظيم في السادس من شهر نوڤمبر من العام القادم كأكبر وأعظم ملك في تأريخ الإنسانية
وهل سيستغل الآشوريين في بريطانيا وأورپا للمساهمة في فعاليات ونشاطات المتحف، للتأكيد والإعلام عن الهوية الآشورية لأحفاد الملك العظيم ووجودهم ونضالهم من أجل البقاء

  • The exhibit looks at the life and legacy of King Ashurbanipal – the last great ruler of the Assyrian Empire 
  • Ancient artefacts to go on show include large stone sculptures and a huge collection of cuneiform tablets
  • Ashurbanipal’s vast empire, which stretched from Egypt to modern-day Turkey, was based Nineveh, Iraq
  • The monarch described himself as ‘king of the world’, and assembled the greatest library in existence during his reign between 668 and 631 BC

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