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685 BCE: Ashurbanipal is born to King Esarhaddon and Queen Ashur-Hamat.
 
 
670 BCE: Esarhaddon chooses his son Ashurbanipal as heir to the throne.
 
669 BCE - 668 BCE: Issuance of the Loyal Treaty of Queen of Assyria Naqia-Zakutu, ensuring the succession of Ashurbanipal as king.
 
 
668 BCE - 627 BCE: Reign of Ashurbanipal, the last great king of Assyria.
 
668 BCE - 627 BCE: Reign of King Ashurbanipal, last king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. Palace and Library built at Nineveh.
 
668 BCE: Ashurbanipal succeeds his father as King of the Assyrian Empire.
 
668 BCE - 627 BCE: Reign of Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, last king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire.
 
 
667 BCE - 665 BCE: Ashurbanipal wages war in Egypt to put down rebellions.
 
 
653 BCE - 648 BCE: Babylon rebels, Siege of Babylon.
 
648 BCE: War between Assyria and the Elamites.
 
647 BCE - 629 BCE: Extensive collection of clay tablets acquired known as Ashurbanipal's Library at Nineveh.
 
647 BCE: Destruction of the Elamite city of Susa.
 
 
647 BCE - 648 BCE: Fall of Babylon the Ashurbanipal.
 
 
627 BCE: Revolts break out following the death of Ashurbanipal, empire begins to fail.
 
627 BCE: Death of King Ashurbanipal.
 
 
612 BCE: Fall of the Assyrian Empire, Nineveh is burned.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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