(2) Assyria’s downfall:

In the year 705 BC the Cimmerians defeated and killed

Flamingo, Rapida, Galapagos
Flamingo, Rapida, Galapagos

the Assyrian king Sargon II in a battle that probably took place similar to the defeat of the Roman commander Varus in 9 AD at today’s Kalkriese.


Sargon remained unburied on the battlefield, in Assyria the twelfth tablet of the Gilgamesh epic was created thereupon, one discussed violently its topic, the fate of the unburied dead warrior.

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