Sennacherib Timeline

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713 BCE: Zakutu is associated with the crown prince of Assyria Sennacherib.
 
705 BCE - 681 BCE: Reign of king Sennacherib of Assyria.
 
 
705 BCE: Sennacherib moves capital from Dur-Sharrukin to Nineveh.
 
 
705 BCE: Sennacherib succeeds Sargon II, moves capital to Nineveh; Dur-Sharrukin is abandoned.
 
 
705 BCE: Death of Sargon II, Sennacherib ascends to the throne.
 
 
705 BCE: Sennacherib moves the capital to Nineveh, Dur-Sharrukin is abandoned.
 
 
701 BCE: King Sennacherib of Assyria sacks the city of Lachish in Judah but fails to take the capital Jerusalem.
 
 
700 BCE - 698 BCE: Restoration of Nineveh, Sennacherib builds parks and possibly Hanging Gardens.
 
 
698 BCE - 694 BCE: War with Elam and Babylon.
 
 
694 BCE: Probable date of death of crown prince Ashur-nadin-shumi, heir to the throne.
 
 
689 BCE: Sack of Babylon, city is destroyed.
 
683 BCE: Sennacherib chooses Zakutu's son, Esarhaddon, as his successor.
 
681 BCE: Sennacherib assassinated by two of his sons.
 
681 BCE - 669 BCE: Reign of Sennacherib's son, Esarhaddon, who continues building projects.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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