The ancient city of Nineveh played a key role in several Old Testament story lines. The prophet Jonah was sent there. Its armies invaded the Promised Land in 2 Kings. Nahum prophesied its demise. In this piece by Gordon Franz on Nahum, Nineveh and Those Nasty Assyrians, at BibleArchaeology.com, Franz provides an extensive background to the Old Testament accounts, focusing on passages in Nahum.
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