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1900 BCE: Ashur, capial of Assyria, is founded.
 
 
1813 BCE - 1791 BCE: Reign of Shamashi Adad I who drives out Amorites, secures border of Assyria, makes Ashur capital.
 
1680 BCE: Hurrians occupy Assyria.
 
 
1472 BCE: Mittani annexes Assyria.
 
1400 BCE: Assyria regains its independence.
 
 
1353 BCE - 1318 BCE: Reign of Ashur-Uballit I who conquers the Hittites and expands Assyria's territory.
 
 
1353 BCE - 1318 BCE: King Ashur-Ubalit I frees Assyria from Mitanni rule.
 
1307 BCE - 1275 BCE: Reign of Adad Nirari I, King of Assyria.
 
 
1250 BCE: Shalmaneser I of Assyria conquers the kingdom of Mitanni and defeats its allies.
 
1245 BCE: Battle of Nihriya: Tukulti-Ninurta I of Assyria defeats Tudḍalia IV of the Hittites.
 
 
1244 BCE - 1208 BCE: Reign of Tukulti-Ninurta I, King of Assyria.
 
 
1115 BCE - 1076 BCE: Reign of Tiglath-Pileser I of Assyria who conquers Phoenicia and revitalizes the empire.
 
884 BCE - 859 BCE: Rule of king Ashurnasirpal II of Assyria who moves capital from Ashur to Kalhu (Caleh).
 
 
879 BCE - 627 BCE: Ashur remains an important spiritual center for Assyria, though no longer the capital.
 
 
841 BCE: Israel pays tribute to Assyria.
 
 
746 BCE: Ashur Nirari V, King of Assyria, deposed in palace coup. Tiglath Pileser III assumes the throne.
 
745 BCE - 727 BCE: Reign of Tiglath Pileser III, King of Assyria.
 
 
729 BCE: Tiglath Pileser III reigns at height as King of Babylon and Assyria.
 
 
722 BCE: Israel is conquered by Assyria.
 
 
722 BCE - 705 BCE: Reign of Sargon II of Assyria. Capital moved from Kalhu to Dur-Sharrukin.
 
 
722 BCE - 705 BCE: Reign of King Sargon II of Assyria.
 
722 BCE - 705 BCE: Reign of Sargon II of Assyria.
 
 
722 BCE - 612 BCE: The Sargonid Dynasty of Assyria.
 
 
719 BCE - 717 BCE: Border wars between Assyria and the Kingdom of Urartu.
 
713 BCE: Zakutu is associated with the crown prince of Assyria Sennacherib.
 
 
710 BCE - 707 BCE: Sargon II resides at Babylon, rules Assyria from Babylonian court.
 
709 BCE: Mita of the Mushki (possibly King Midas) allies with King Sargon II of Assyria.
 
705 BCE - 681 BCE: Reign of king Sennacherib of Assyria.
 
 
701 BCE: King Sennacherib of Assyria sacks the city of Lachish in Judah but fails to take the capital Jerusalem.
 
676 BCE: Scythians and Mannaens attack Assyria.
 
 
671 BCE: Egypt is conquered by Assyria.
 
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, King of Assyria, last king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire.
 
 
668 BCE - 627 BCE: Reign of Ashurbanipal, the last great king of Assyria.
 
648 BCE: War between Assyria and the Elamites.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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