Compare a passage from the Chronicles:
- "In this he had a better teacher, Assur-nasir-apli, cruelest of the cruel, who slew his father to take possession of the throne."
with a passage of al-Harba's Carthage:
- "Make way for a better instructor —
Assur-nasir-apli, cruelest of the cruel,
Whose reign began with patricide."
- ―(III, ii, 125-27)
- "Our ancestor, Assur-nasir-apli, who was known as the cruelest of the cruel, seized the throne by slaying his own father and starting the reign of the sword."
- ―RCC 31-A125
References and notesEdit
- ↑ The al-Harba question