By Jacquie Posey
Amidst the Islamic State's destruction of historical sites and museums in Iraq and Syria, Grant Frame, an associate professor of Assyriology and graduate chair in the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations in the School of Arts & Sciences, is leading an international team translating...
Yes. Assyrian. Not Syrian. Assyria was an empire of ancient Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq, Kuwait, southeast Turkey, southwest Iran and northeast Syria), which existed as early as 25th century B.C. And at its height, Assyria was the hub for technological, scientific and cultural achievements.
Recently, long-time North Battleford resident, Margaret Beach -- a direct descendent of the original Assyrians who migrated from the Middle East to Battleford in 1903 -- suggested that 114 years after they arrived in this area might be a good time to write an article for the general public about...
By Sarah Conway
Atorina Zomaya, the spirited founder of Assyrian Kitchen, is making ancient foods a modern phenomenon.
By Anthony Loyd
The sunlight was swallowed in an instant a few steps into the tunnel's narrow mouth, after which the world was of purest black. So pitch and pressing was this darkness that it required a small effort of the mind to ward off the sense of suffocation as we descended.
Marmara University faculty member Professor Kemalettin Köroğlu and the director of the Ziyaret Tepe (Tushhan) excavation, Cambridge University faculty member, Dr. John MacGinnis, revealed what they've discovered so far at the Ziyaret Tepe excavation.