Esarhaddon, King of Assyria, by Leo Tolstoy

Esarhaddon, King of Assyria, by Leo Tolstoy

THE Assyrian King, Esarhaddon, had conquered the kingdom of King Lailie, had destroyed and burnt the towns, taken all the inhabitants captive to his own country, slaughtered the warriors, beheaded some chieftains and impaled or flayed others, and had confined King...