The last and greatest king of the Assyrian Empire was Ashurbanipal, who left the vast library that was eventually discovered by Austen Henry Layard.
He also captured the Jewish king Manasseh and kept him in chains, only reinstating him to his royal throne after his repentance for his ''sinful and idolatrous practices.''
This lecture focuses on the Assyrian Empire in the context of the Old Testament it also deals with Ancient Israel and the turbulent ear in which these two groups lived.
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