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Ashurbanipal in Wikipedia
(Akkadian: Aur-bāni-apli, (Aramaic: "ܐܵܫܘܿܪ ܒܵܢܝܼ ܐܵܦܠܝܼ") "Ashur
is creator of an heir"; 685 B.C. c. 627 B.C.), also
spelled Assurbanipal or Ashshurbanipal, was the son of
Esarhaddon and the last great king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire
(668 B.C. c. 627 B.C.). He established the first
systematically organized library in the ancient Middle
East, the Library of Ashurbanipal, which survives in part
today at Nineveh.
In the Bible he is called Asenappar (Ezra 4:10 ). Roman
historian Justinus identified him as Sardanapalus...