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Illustration

Ibolya Horváth
by Rita Wallaert
published on 10 October 2016
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Nubian king Taharqa (c. 690-671 BCE) who is equated with the biblical king Tirhakah from II Kings 19:9 (though this claim is contested). In 671 BCE, Esarhaddon captured Taharqa's family and a number of other nobles and sent them in chains back to Nineveh, though Taharqa managed to escape.
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Wallaert, R. (2016, October 10). Taharqa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5856/taharqa/

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Wallaert, Rita. "Taharqa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 10, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5856/taharqa/.

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Wallaert, Rita. "Taharqa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Oct 2016. Web. 15 Jul 2024.

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