Rulers of Assyria

Rulers of Assyria

by: Otheo

Match the clue to the King. Multiple guess.

  1. 1

    he ejected the Babylonians and stabilized Assyria, freeing it from civil war & Amorite influence.

  2. 2

    he united the city-states, and made Kalakh his capitol.

  3. 3

    he is said to have slain 120 lions on foot, and 800 of them from his chariot.

  4. 4

    he ruled from 884 B.C. - 859 B.C., and he bragged that he, personally,cut out the eyes of his princely captives.

  5. 5

    he is said to have killed 16,000 Syrians in one battle. Was deposed by his son in a violent revolution in 824 B.C.

  6. 6

    he ruled from 824 - 811 B.C. and campaigned against southern Mesopotamia, stipulating a treaty with Babylonia's king Marduk-zakir-shumi I. In 814, he won the battle of Dur-Papsukkal against Babylonia

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