All Things Assyrian

Eight Legendary Ancient Libraries
Bronze Age City Discovered In Iraq
The Other Syro-Anatolian History
Rare 1st-century Assyrian Mosaic Unearthed in Southeastern Turkey
Ancient Assyrians Were More 'Homely' Than We Thought
Assyrian Stuffed Peppers Are a Perfect Fall Treat
Assyrian Woman Fled From ISIS in Mosul, Now A U.S. Marine
Endowment for the Assyrian Collection At Bowdoin College
Evidence of Ancient Assyrian Church Discovered in Kazakhstan
Who Are the Chaldeans?
Why Dead Languages Like Akkadian Still Matter
The Chaldean Chamber and Foundation
The Life and Health of Assyrian Queens
Power and Propaganda At the Neo-Assyrian Royal Table
Assyrian Refugee Crowned 'Wine Queen' in Germany
University Professor Publishes Book on Ancient Assyrian King
Assyrian Brother and Sister Who Fled Syria Now in University
The Great Smyrna Fire
Archaeologists Find Assyrian Tablets in Turkey, Some About Women's Rights
New Research Resolves Long-debated Mesopotamia Timeline
7 Words Lebanese Use That Are Actually Assyrian
UCLA Library to Offer Digital Images of Rare Ancient Manuscripts in Egypt
Assyrian Doctor Honored By Chamber
Youth in India Learn Dying Language, Preserve It
Ancient Assyrians Buried Their Dead With Turtles
City Honors Assyrian-American Veteran
3D Printing Artist Gives New Life to Artifacts Destroyed By ISIS
The Genie of Nimrud
Nearly a Century in Gary
Justin Meram, the US-born Assyrian Playing for Iraq
10 Assyrian Churches From Around the World
Twins Aren't a Rarity At Assyrian Christian College
The Mythical Lamassu
Fleeing Syrian War, Assyrian Student Violinist Finds Haven in Illinois
Assyria At Mardi Gras
Assyrian Girl Who Fled ISIS in Iraq Selected to Appear on 'The Voice Kids'
'Nabucco' Delivers Brilliance on All Fronts
Nineveh, U.S.A.
Indian Choir Group Keeping The Language Of Christ Alive
Nineveh in Bombay
Wedding Plans Interrupted By War, But Their Love Prevails
New Book on Assyrians in Iraq in the 20th Century
Learning the Language of Jesus Christ
Facility to Expand Chaldean Outreach in Detroit Area
Thousand-year-old Assyrian Bible Found in Turkey
First Persian Book on Assyrian Grammar Published
Unearthing a Neo-Assyrian Grave in Erbil, Iraq
Syrian State of Belly
Churches and Culture in the Mardin Region of Turkey
Three Ancient Cities to Rival London, Paris and New York
Tomb of Assyrian Bishop Discovered in India
Where Do Languages Go to Die?
Life and Exile At Assyrian Lake
Disappearing Ancient Texts Could Be Saved By Solar-Powered Device
Festival to Provide Authentic Assyrian Experience
Beneil Dariush and His Assyrian Heritage
An Assyrian City Inhabited Since Fourth Millennium BC
The Slow Death of Detroit's Chaldean Town
Spotlight on the Eastern Churches: The Syriac Orthodox Church
Investigating the Origins of Assyrian Government

Eight Legendary Ancient Libraries

By Evan Andrews

Even before there were bound books, there were libraries. In cities across the world, these temples of knowledge served not only as storehouses for clay tablets and scrolls, but also as centers of culture and learning.

Bronze Age City Discovered In Iraq

By Livia Rusu

A large Bronze Age city was discovered in Northern Iraq, close to the town of Dohuk. The research team conducting the excavation to discover the ancient civilization proved that the settlement, now home to a small Kurdish village, was built approximately around 3000 BC, and developed for more than...

The Other Syro-Anatolian History

By Lauren Pankin

An archeologist lectured on an ancient Near East civilization often overlooked by scholars at the Oriental Institute on Wednesday night.

Ancient Assyrians Were More 'Homely' Than We Thought

Archaeologist Victor Klinkenberg examined an old Assyrian settlement in Syria, near to the IS stronghold Raqqa. 'Social life was more important than military life.' The Assyrian Empire (ca. 2000 to 609 BC) was highly successful. At its height, it stretched from Turkey to Egypt and the Persian Gulf.

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