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Adrammelech and Sharezer escaping after murdering their father, Sennacherib

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Title
Adrammelech and Sharezer escaping after murdering their father, Sennacherib
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Assyria

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1908
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ASSY
Topics
Assyrians
Murderers
Temples
Eagles -- Assyria
Dead persons -- Assyria
Nineveh (Extinct city)
Sennacherib, King of Assyria, d. 681 B.C
Escapes
Lions in art
Biblical events
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Sennacherib was King of Assyria from 705 BC–681 BC. He was murdered by two of his sons, Adrammelech and Sharezer, while he was praying in a temple. He was succeeded by another son, Esarhaddon.
Source note: The Bible and its story : taught by one thousand picture lessons. (New York : Niglutsch, 1908) Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis) (1870-1942), Editor. Bewer, Julius A. (Julius August) (1877-1953), Editor.
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 22 x 16.6 cm
Reproduction of a wood engraving published originally in 1881.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b4187e50-c5bd-012f-6753-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1908: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Adrammelech and Sharezer escaping after murdering their father, Sennacherib" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1364-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Adrammelech and Sharezer escaping after murdering their father, Sennacherib" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 8, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1364-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1908). Adrammelech and Sharezer escaping after murdering their father, Sennacherib Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1364-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Adrammelech and Sharezer escaping after murdering their father, Sennacherib