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s grasp on Babylon was now almost nonexistent, so he became its first king that year. Assyria, weakened by internal strife and ineffectual rule following the death of Ashurbanipal, were unable to resist the alliance of Babylonians, Medes and Scythians, who combined to sack the Assyrian capital of Nineveh in 612 BC, at the Battle of Nineveh after a prolonged siege. Nabopolassar was left in control of Nineveh and destroyed the remnants of the Assyrian Empire in 605 BC.
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