Definition of Sargon II in English:

Share this entry

Sargon II

Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːɡɒn/
(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).
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.