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Sargon II Line breaks: Sar¦gon II
Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːɡɒn/

Definition of Sargon II in English:

(D.705 bc), king of Assyria 721–705 bc, probably a son of Tiglath-pileser III. He is famous for his conquest of cities in Syria and Palestine; he also took ten of the tribes of Israel into captivity in Assyria (see Lost Tribes).
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