Results for: Nineveh

In Asia

What river is nineveh located on?

Ancient Nineveh was located at the joining of the Tigris and Khosr  rivers and was contained within 1,900 acres of land. It was the  former capital of the former Neo-Assyria (MORE)

What year did Jonah go to Nineveh?

We are not told when Jonah went to Nineveh, but we can narrow it down. Jonah was a prophet to the northern tribes just prior to Amos during the first half of the 8th century: (MORE)
In Babylon

How far is it from Babylon to Nineveh?

The cities of Babylon and Nineveh were two of the most important  cities of ancient mesopotamia. The ruins of Nineveh are located on  the outskirts of the city of Mosul in n (MORE)
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How far is tarshish from nineveh?

According to the book of Jonah in the bible, Tarshish is approximately 2500 miles from Nineveh. Nineveh was 500 miles east of Jerusalem while Tarshish was 2000 miles from Jeru (MORE)
In Israel

Is Nineveh close to Israel?

Nineveh today is in Iraq, so it means yes. It would be roughly two hours flight east northeast of Israel if such a flight were possible.
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Where is Nineveh?

  Nineveh, capital city of the Assyrian empire, is located in the modern city of Mosul, Iraq. Occupied first in the 7th millennium BC, it became important to Mesopotamia (MORE)

When was the city of Nineveh founded?

  mostly in the 6th millennium B.C. said in the Bible to be built by Ashur or Nimrod
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What god did the people of Nineveh worship?

The very early times around 3000 B.C., the people of Nineveh worshipped the god of Ishtar. In the Bible, the city of Nineveh is first mentioned in the book of Genesis.
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In Egypt

Is Nineveh in Egypt?

No. Nineveh was an ancient city in Assyria, Mesopotamia, which is just across the Tigris River from what is now Mosul, Iraq. Nineveh was governed by Tushratta in 14th centur (MORE)
In Babylon

What empires were nineveh and Babylon associated?

 After the death of King Assurbanipal in 631 BCE, the Assyrian  empire became unquiet, and the Babylonians seized their  independence. It became a city in the Babylonian E (MORE)