Sargonid Dynasty Timeline

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745 BCE - 727 BCE: Reign of Tiglath Pileser III who restructures government and military and expands empire.
 
727 BCE - 722 BCE: Reign of Shalmaneser V.
 
722 BCE - 705 BCE: Peak of the Assyrian empire under the reign of Sargon II.
 
 
722 BCE - 612 BCE: The Sargonid Dynasty of Assyria.
 
705 BCE - 681 BCE: Reign of king Sennacherib of Assyria.
 
 
705 BCE: Sennacherib moves capital from Dur-Sharrukin to Nineveh.
 
 
701 BCE: King Sennacherib of Assyria sacks the city of Lachish in Judah but fails to take the capital Jerusalem.
 
 
681 BCE - 669 BCE: Reign of Esarhaddon who expands the empire.
 
 
671 BCE: Egypt is conquered by Assyria.
 
 
671 BCE: Second Egyptian Campaign, Assyrian army successfully captures Memphis and conquers Egypt.
 
668 BCE: Ashurbanipal succeeds his father as King of the Assyrian Empire.
 
 
668 BCE - 627 BCE: Reign of Ashurbanipal, the last great king of Assyria.
 
648 BCE: War between Assyria and the Elamites.
 
627 BCE: Death of King Ashurbanipal.
 
 
627 BCE: Revolts break out following the death of Ashurbanipal, empire begins to fail.
 
612 BCE: Downfall of the Assyrian empire.
 
 
612 BCE: The great Assyrian cities of Ashur, Kalhu, and Nineveh are sacked and burned by the Medes, Babylonians, and Persian forces.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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