By Kirstie Chlopicki
Fairfield, Australia -- Students from Narsai Assyrian Christian College are reaching out to lend a hand during the Christmas season. Members of the student representative council have led the charge in gathering donated food items from students to create hampers for those less fortunate.
By James Romm
Renaissance philosophers, musing on European voyages to the New World, speculated that the dispersal of gold deposits throughout the globe was part of God's plan to spur travel, exploration, and communication between continents.
Lorenzo Lamas, 1980s heartthrob and star of the hit series "The Renegade," is set to portray the Apostle Thaddeus in an upcoming biblical epic. The movie will be produced by Walker Cable Productions, in Association with Executive Producer Billy Haido and filmed near San Antonio, Texas.
An Assyrian gypsum cuneiform dedicatory panel, dating to the reign of Tukulti-Ninurta I (circa 1243--1207 B.C.), more than trebled its pre-sale estimate to lead our October Antiquities sale at King Street.
By Nan Austin
Modesto, California -- Stanislaus County was the first county in the nation to offer a gold seal for students proficient in another language through its Office of Education. Now in its fourth year, the Seal of Multilingual Proficiency program recognized 154 students this year.
The Neo-Assyrian Empire dominated the Near East from 910 BC to around 610 BC. In the early 7th century BC, it became one of the first truly international empires. It was a multi-ethnic state composed of many peoples and tribes of different origins.