Assyrian homeland
Assyrian homeland or Assyria refers to a geographic and cultural region inhabited traditionally by the Assyrian people; who call it Assyria (Syriac: ܐܬܘܪ). It is largely coterminous with the Kurdi...
Assyrian homeland - Wikipedia
The Newly Discovered Tablet V Of The Epic Of Gilgamesh
After the US-led invasion of Iraq and the dramatic looting of Iraqi and other museums, the Sulaymaniyah Museum (directed by the council of ministers of Iraqi Kurdistan) started an initiative. They pai...
The Rise and Fall of Sumer and Akkad
The Sumerians were the first known people to settle in Mesopotamia over 7,000 years ago. Located in the southernmost part of Mesopotamia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (modern day Iraq), Sum...
IS 'bulldozed' ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraq says
The Islamic State group have begun bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the government said, in the jihadists' latest attack on the countr...
Gateway to the Heavens: The Assyrian Account to the Tower of Babel
The story of the construction of a tower in Babel, which resulted in the confounding of language has also confounded modern scholars. The Book of Genesis tells of a time in which all of the world&rsqu
Isis fighters destroy ancient artefacts at Mosul museum
Footage shows Islamic State militants in Iraq smashing statues with sledgehammers in bid to crush what they call non-Islamic ideas
Assyria
ܐܬܘܪ SHLAMA to the brave Assyrian people who had marvelous history at the ancient times and suffered from genocide by the hands of the turkish ottman empire ...
Mesopotamia
photos Of Ancient Assyrians , Babylonians & Summerians.
Mesopotamia - Documentary 1/6
Mesopotamia, or 'the country between two rivers', is the oldest civilisation to have flourished at the confluence of two rivers: the Tigris and the Euphrates...
List of Assyrian tribes
This is a list of Assyrian clans or tribes of northern Iraq, centered on Hakkari in Turkey and Urmia in Iran.Tribes include:
List of Assyrian tribes - Wikipedia
History of the Assyrian people
The history of the Assyrian people begins with the formation of Assyria circa 2500 BC, followed by rise of the Akkadian Empire during the 24th century BC, in the early bronze age period. Sargon of Akk...
History of the Assyrian people - Wikipedia
History of Syriac Christianity
Syriac Christianity (Syriac: ܡܫܝܚܝܘܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ / mšiḥāiūṯā suryāiṯā) encompasses the multiple Churches of Eastern Christianity whose services tend to feature liturgical use of ancient Syriac, a dia...
History of Syriac Christianity - Wikipedia
Assyria
Assyria was a major Mesopotamian East Semitic kingdom, and empire, of the Ancient Near East, existing as an independent state for a period of approximately nineteen centuries from c. 2500 BC to 605 BC...
Assyria - Wikipedia
Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia (/ˌmɛsəpəˈteɪmiə/, from the Ancient Greek: Μεσοποταμία "[land] between rivers"; Arabic: بلاد الرافدين‎ (bilād al-rāfidayn); Syriac: ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ (Beth Nahrain) "land of riv...
Mesopotamia - Wikipedia
Neo-Assyrian Empire
The Neo-Assyrian Empire was an empire in Mesopotamian history which began in 911 BC and ended in 609 BC. During this period, Assyria assumed a position as the most powerful state on Earth, successfull...
Neo-Assyrian Empire - Wikipedia
Levant
The Levant (Arabic: الشَّام) is an approximate historical geographical term referring to a large area in Southwest Asia bounded by the Taurus Mountains of Anatolia in the North, the Mediterranean Sea ...
Levant - Wikipedia
Roman Syria
Syria was an early Roman province, annexed to the Roman Republic in 64 BC by Pompey in the Third Mithridatic War following the defeat of Armenian King Tigranes the Great. Following the partition of th...
Roman Syria - Wikipedia
Persian Assyria
Athura (Neo-Aramaic for Assyria) was a geographical area within the Persian Achaemenid Empire held by the last nobility of Aššur (Akkadian), known as Athura (Neo-Aramaic) or Atouria (Greek), during th...
Persian Assyria - Wikipedia
Syriac Christianity
Syriac Christianity (Syriac: ܡܫܝܚܝܘܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ / mšiḥāiūṯā suryāiṯā) encompasses the multiple Churches of Eastern Christianity whose services tend to feature liturgical use of ancient Syriac, a dia...
Syriac Christianity - Wikipedia
Isin
Isin (Sumerian: 𒉌𒋛𒅔𒆠 I3-si-in) was an ancient city-state of lower Mesopotamia about 20 miles south of Nippur at the site of modern Ishan al-Bahriyat in Iraq's Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate.
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Isin - Wikipedia
Clay nail
Used by Sumerians and other Mesopotamian cultures beginning in the third millennium BC, clay nails, also referred to as dedication or foundation nails, cones, or pegs, were cone-shaped nails made of c...
Clay nail - Wikipedia
The Newly Discovered Tablet V Of The Epic Of Gilgamesh
After the US-led invasion of Iraq and the dramatic looting of Iraqi and other museums, the Sulaymaniyah Museum (directed by the council of ministers of Iraqi Kurdistan) started an initiative. They pai...
IS 'bulldozed' ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraq says
The Islamic State group have begun bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the government said, in the jihadists' latest attack on the countr...
Achaemenid architecture
Achaemenid architecture (Persian: معماری هخامنشیان) refers to the architectural achievements of the Achaemenid Persians manifesting in construction of spectacular cities used for governance and inhabi...
Achaemenid architecture - Wikipedia
Batnaya
Batnaya (Syriac: ܒܛܢܝܐ) is an Chaldean town in northern Iraq located 14 miles north of Mosul and around 3 miles north of Tel Keppe.
The name Batnaya is of Syriac origin derived from either "Be...
Manbij plain
Manbij plain (Arabic: سهل منبج‎ [sæhl ˈmænbid͡ʒ]) is a vast plain on the eastern Aleppo plateau in northern Syria and southeastern Turkey. The plain runs along the western bank of river Euph...
Manbij plain - Wikipedia
Duhok, Iraq
Dohuk (Kurdish: دهۆک, Dihok, Dahūk) is the capital of Dohuk Governorate in Kurdistan and part of Iraqi Kurdistan, with a population of approximately 350,000 inhabitants, consisting mostly of Kurd...
Kassite language
Kassite (also Cassite) was a language spoken by Kassites in the Zagros Mountains of Iran and southern Mesopotamia from approximately the 18th to the 4th century BC. From the 16th to 12th centuries BC,...
Kassite language - Wikipedia
Urkesh
Urkesh or Urkish (modern Tell Mozan; Arabic: تل موزان‎) is a tell, or settlement mound, located in the foothills of the Taurus Mountains in Al-Hasakah Governorate, northeastern Syria. It was...
Urkesh - Wikipedia
Ashur-nadin-shumi
Ashur-nadin-shumi (d.694 BC) was an ancient King of Babylon. The son of the Assyrian king Sennacherib, Ashur-nadin-shumi was installed by his father as King of Babylon in 700 BC. He reigned for six ...
Ashur-nadin-shumi - Wikipedia