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Ashur-nasir-pal II was king of Assyria from 883 to 859 BCE ?.

Ashur-nasir-pal II succeeded his father, Tukulti-Ninurta II, in 884 BCE. Renowned for his brutality, he conquered Mesopotamia and the territory of what is now Lebanon, adding them to the growing Assyrian empire, and built Nimrud. He also viciously ended a rebellion in the city of Suru in Bit-Halupe.

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