City located centrally in Assyria.
Became the royal residence and chief city of Assyria under Sennacherib (2 Kings 19:36).
Nahum predicted the city's destruction (Nahum 3:1-7).
Jonah told to go here (Jonah 1:2).
Nineveh's fall to the Medes and Babylonians in 612 BC marked the breakup of the over-expanded Assyrian empire.
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