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Battle of Nineveh
Date 612 BC
Location Nineveh
Result Desicive Median and Babylonian victory
Fall of Assyria
Belligerents
Assyria Medes and their allies:

Scythians

Babylonians

Susianians

Commanders
King Sin-shar-ishkun of Assyria Cyaxares of Medes
Nabopolassar of Babylonians
Casualties and losses
King Sin-shar-ishkun of Assyria Unknown

The Battle of Nineveh was fought in 612 BC. It witnessed the Assyrian capital of Nineveh being besieged, conquered, and sacked by allied forces of Medes, Scythians, Babylonians and Susianians. King Sin-shar-ishkun of Assyria was killed in the sack.

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