Essays Tagged: "Assyria"


s an integral part of early Indo-European religious ceremonies for thousands of years. Records from Assyria in 650 BC referred to it as a drug called azulla that was used for making rope and cloth, an ...

(9 pages) 91 0 4.3 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

One page analysis on one Assyrian scuplture. (from 1076-612 B.C. The Assyrian Empire)

Winged human headed bullThis bull was designed to protect the Assyrian people and also prove the power of the Assyrians. The design of the bull was meant to ward ... ded bull. The purpose is clear that the bull was used for warding off any enemy or evil spirit. The Assyrian empire was an unforgiving empire and by looking at the bull it looks very unforgiving as we ... and long Lapis Lazuli styled hair. The winged human headed bull is the symbol of protection for the Assyrian people.

(1 pages) 36 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature


The AssyriansThere are different periods of the Assyrian empire. The first was called the Old Assyrian p ... first was called the Old Assyrian period which lasted from 2000-1550 BC. Then there was the Middle Assyrian period which lasted from 1550-1200 BC. The last was the Neo-Assyrian period which lasted fr ... BC. The last was the Neo-Assyrian period which lasted from 1200-600 BC. The final phase of the Neo-Assyrian period is called the Assyrian Empire.The Old and Middle Assyrian periods ( 2000 - 1200 BC ) ...

(4 pages) 71 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Republic of Iraq.

Asia, at the northern tip of the Persian Gulf. Some of the world's greatest ancient civilizations--Assyria, Babylonia, and Summer--developed in the area that now makes up Iraq. The modern state of Ir ...

(4 pages) 92 1 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

World History Notes On Ancient Sumerian City States,Religion,Law,Math& Writing::Downfall of Sumerians::Ancient Middle Eastern Civilizations(other than Sumer)

uneiform; Greeks added vowels eventually-Phoenicians were said to be the "Carriers of Civilization"*Assyria*-Assyrians were skilled and ruthless warriors-Assyrians used iron tools-Assyrians had a supe ... ruthless warriors-Assyrians used iron tools-Assyrians had a superior cavalry(most disciplined army)-Assyrians used horse war chariots-Assyrian empire stretched from the Persian Gulf to Egypt-Assyrians ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt


dates back before the death of Christ with "bas" relief animals attached to gate walls. During the Assyrian Era, Lamassu guarded the gates of Sargon II in Bet-Nahrain. Lamassu is a Neo-Assyria ... protective deities, it was a larger than life statue block that was placed on either side of a late Assyrian palace. It was usually depicted as a "double-aspect" figure, apparently possessing five sep ...

(2 pages) 30 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Comparison and contrast of Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley

nd the Euphrates rivers. This area has been extended and now covers modern day Iraq, adding ancient Assyria and Babylonia to that land. The Indus civilization is often referred to as the Harappan civi ...

(6 pages) 63 1 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Story Of Jonah

el. One day the LORD spoke to Jonah. He said, "Leave right away! Go east to Nineveh, the capitol of Assyria. Announce to the people that I can no longer overlook the wicked things they have done." The ... e Lord spoke to Jonah a second time. He said, "Leave right away! Go east to Nineveh, the capitol of Assyria. Announce to the people the message I have given you." This time Jonah obeyed. He went to im ...

(3 pages) 18 1 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Captives of Babylon - The condition of the Hebrews held captive in Babylon during the reign of Nebuchadnezzer

tribes calling themselves Israel and the 2 southern tribes going by Judah. Israel revolted against Assyrian rule, and was conquered in 722 B.C.E., when it is said that the tribes of Israel were so sc ... ame known as the Ten Lost Tribes. Judah, however, did not revolt, so they existed as a territory of Assyria until Assyria was overthrown by Babylon around 600 B.C.E.The First RebellionUnfortunately, J ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers


-state Mari dominated. Hammurabi, knowing that he could not possibly defeat the northern city-state Assyria, instead defeated Eshnunna, which is right next to Assyria. In doing so he made Assyria give ... at came after Hammurabi lost all control of Mesopotamia. During these times the northern kingdom of Assyria, near Mesopotamia began to build an empire of it's own. According to Babylonian chronicles, ...

(5 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Mesopotamian And Egyptian Rulers

eferred mainly to the land of Sumer, however it also included the countries of Akkad, Babylonia and Assyria. All were connected by the Tigris and the Euphrates, which flooded swiftly and irregularly ( ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers


t midway between the revolt of the ten tribes under Jeroboam and their fatal and final captivity by Assyria. Assyria, as MacDonald (1989:1126) states, was beginning to threaten the northern kingdom, I ... rophet of Israel was chosen by God to go and preach repentance to Ninevah, which was the capital of Assyria. As MacDonald (1989:1126) relates, Assyria was an extremely cruel nation, who flayed their e ...

(13 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Medicine In Ancient Mesopotamia

o mention medical practices have survived from the library of Asshurbanipal, the last great king of Assyria. The library of Asshurbanipal was housed in the king's palace at Nineveh, and when the palac ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

History Of Swimming

ming has been practiced as early as 2500 BC. In the earliest time recorded, it took place in Egypt, Assyria, Greece, and Rome. In Rome, swimming was part of the education of elementary age boys ...

(1 pages) 1253 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


Essay 2 1. Survey the historical origins and political destiny of the Hebrews. Deal with Assyria and Babylonian conquest. Deal with depression the Hebrew/Jewish people from the time of Gree ... nd to relate their new lives as farmers and urban dwellers. In 722 B.C. Israel was conquered by the Assyrians and were carried off into captivity as the ten lost tribes. Judah was conquered in 586 B.C ...

(1 pages) 6 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mesopotamia: Geography, environment and culture during the fourth millennium B.C.

n from its biblical connection, like the glories of Nineveh and Babylon, the bloodthirsty nature of Assyrians, the magical power of the Babylonian diviner, for rich and powerful merchants and the luxu ... approximate total of 600. Therewere many great discoveries in 1800's as there was high interest in Assyrian matters.In 1843, Paul Emile uncovered limestone slabs sculptured in relief. In 1845, Austen ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The calling of isaiah

5-687). Judah faced many challenges and crises throughout those years primarily at the hands of the Assyrian Empire. Isaih interpreted the events as part of the Lord's will, and he encourages the peop ... ath of their king, the nation of Israel was vulnerable to attack by outside violent nations such as Assyria, which could bring the people to a panic. But through Isaiah's visions, if convincing and co ...

(8 pages) 28 1 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Assyrian Civilization

The Assyrian civilization emerged on the upper Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia around 2500 B.C., an ... rn Mesopotamia around 2500 B.C., and was one of the first civilizations to form in that region. The Assyrians were Semitic speaking peasant farmers, and were known for their farming, military, archite ... farmers, and were known for their farming, military, architecture, and their way of government.The Assyrians were located in the prime spot for farming, and they excelled with the help of ample rainf ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History