11 sentences with 'king'

Example sentences and phrases with the word king and other words derived from it.

« The shepherd David was born in Bethlehem, where he was anointed king. »
« According to one legend, St. Ursula, daughter of a Christian king of Great Britain, was asked in marriage by a pagan. »
« Thus, the typical city-state of early Mesopotamia, circa 2500 BC, was a city-state engaged in long-distance trade, ruled by a king who worked closely with the city's priesthood and who frequently waged war against his neighbours. »
« The most important surviving law code is that of the Babylonian king Hammurabi, dating from around 1780 BCE. »
« Its king, Djoser, was the first to commission a huge tomb to house his remains when he died: the first pyramid. »
« Also, the essential features of Egyptian religion emerged during the Old Kingdom, especially the idea that the king was in reality a god and that his rule guaranteed the continuity of the world itself; »
« The Egyptians believed that if there was no king or if the priests did not recite the proper prayers, terrible chaos and destruction would reign on earth. »
« The period of political breakdown in Mesopotamia following the collapse of the Bronze Age ended around 880 BC when the Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II began a series of wars to conquer Mesopotamia and Canaan. »
« By the time of the reign of the Assyrian king Tiglath-Pilezer III (r. 745 - 727 BC), the Assyrians had shifted their borders to the Mediterranean in the west and Persia (present-day Iran) in the east. »
« Soon after, a Babylonian king, Nabopolassar, led a rebellion that eventually led to the sack of Nineveh, the Assyrian capital. »
« A Judean king, Josiah, insisted on the imposition of strict monotheism and the compilation of the first books of the Hebrew Bible, the Torah, in 621 BC. »

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