Definition of Sargon II in English:

Sargon II

proper noun

  • (d.705 bc), king of Assyria 721–705 bc, probably a son of Tiglath-pileser III. He is famous for his conquest of cities in Syria and Palestine; he also took ten of the tribes of Israel into captivity in Assyria (see Lost Tribes).

    See also Lost Tribes

Pronunciation

Sargon II

/ˈsɑːɡɒn/