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The Genealogy And Accession Of Esarhaddon, And Principal Events of His Reign.

I t has been generally thought that Esarl~addon was Sennaclierib's eldest son, and this seems to have been the idea of Polyhistor, who made Se~~nacher ib place a son, Asorrln?zcs, on t h e throne of Babylon during his own lifetime (Ap. Euseb., C7~ron., Can. i. s ) . ~ The testimony of a small tablet (rp*.'.A.I., . . .