Sennacherib's Southern Front: 704-689 B.C.

@article{Levine1982SennacheribsSF,
  title={Sennacherib's Southern Front: 704-689 B.C.},
  author={Louis D. Levine},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  year={1982},
  volume={34},
  pages={28 - 58}
}
  • L. Levine
  • Published 1 January 1982
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
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