Sennacherib, King of Assyria
Atlanta: SBL Press, 2018 pp. xxi + 233. $34.95
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Description: Josette Elayiís Sennacherib, King of Assyria is the only biography of Sargon IIís
famous son. Elayi traces the reign of Sennacherib in context in order to illuminate more fully the life and contributions of this warlord, builder, innovator, and
social reformeróa unique figure among the Assyrian kings. Elayi offers both
an evaluation of this royal figure and an assessment of the Assyrian Empire by
interpreting the historical information surrounding the decisive events of his reign.
Subjects: Ancient Near East, Mesopotamian Literature, Assyrian Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Ancient Near Eastern History, Archaeology
Review by David Kertai
Citation: David Kertai, review of Josette Elayi, Sennacherib, King of Assyria, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).
Review by Jonathan Valk
Citation: Jonathan Valk, review of Josette Elayi, Sennacherib, King of Assyria, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).
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