Manasseh and the End of the Assyrian Empire 
Manasseh and the End of the Assyrian Empire
by Whitworth U / Bruce Gore
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Date Added: July 20, 2017

Lecture Description

The last and greatest king of the Assyrian Empire was Ashurbanipal, who left the vast library that was eventually discovered by Austen Henry Layard. He also captured the Jewish king Manasseh and kept him in chains, only reinstating him to his royal throne after his repentence for his sinful and idolatrous practices. For more free resources, please visit

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Course Description

Beginning with ancient Sumer in Mesopotamia, and finishing with the Roman world of the New Testament, this wide ranging series of lectures will acquaint the student with the major personalities and civilizations that comprise the context of the biblical story. The stories of the Bible take on rich meaning as they are understood against the backdrop of the great events of the ancient world.

This series of lectures will serve as a companion to the textbook by Bruce, which goes by the same title.


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