36 - Assurbanipal(668-627 Elamite Wars Defeat and death of...

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3/24/11 Assurbanipal (668-627) --- Elamite Wars --- Defeat and death of the Elamite leader Te-um-man at Battle of Til Tuba (Ulai River) --- Capitulation of the Elamite city of Madaktu --- North Palace --- Siege and sack of Hamanu in Elam Assurbanipal o Last great king of Assyria o Beginning of his reign lived in grandfather’s palace Senacherib’s southwest palace o Would later build his North Palace Elam o Located in modern day southwest Iran Outside of Mesopotamia o Had conducted raids into Mesopotamia for a long time Took back many artifacts to their capital at Susa Including Hammurabi’s Code Battle of Ulai Rive o Stele’s action moves from left to right o First half broken into three zones o Second half becomes one image o Very chaotic scene Elamites driven to the river o Shows narrative of death of Te-um-man and son Chariot wrecks Son shown trying to lead his father to safety Both draw bows for last stand Are literally surrounded by Assyrian soldiers
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course CLAR 241 taught by Professor Sams during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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36 - Assurbanipal(668-627 Elamite Wars Defeat and death of...

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