All Things Assyrian

Experts Create AI to Translate Ancient Assyrian
Fragment of a 1,750-Year-old Assyrian New Testament Translation Discovered
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The Language of the Gods: Cuneiform Writing
3,200 Year-Old Assyrian Perfume Recreated
The First Ever Menu In History Was Carved On A Stone Tablet
Ancient Stone Marks China's First Encounter With Christianity
The Assyrian and the Drone
The Assyrian Ivory Plates in Jerusalem
The Assyrian Fathers of Christianity in Georgia
100 Years Since the Catastrophe of Smyrna
The Assyrian Priest, Ghandi and Nehru
The Story of Assyrian Wine in Turkey
The 3,000-year-old Assyrian Lens
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How Assyrians Laid the Blueprint for Future Empires
The Largest Library in the Ancient World
An Assyrian Genocide, a Russian Revolution, an Indian Grandfather
Visiting The Biblically Historic City Of Nineveh
The Lost Assyrian Colony in Africa
Ancient Assyrian Armor Found In China
Assyrians and the Birth of Iraqi Soccer
India's Forgotten Assyrian Bishop
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Inside the Assyrian Citadel
The Origin of the Armenian Alphabet
The Assyrian Comedian
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The King's Parasol
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The King's Library
The Assyrian King's Earring
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The Bridge of Dalaleh: From Arta to Assyria
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The Ancient Zoroastrian Symbol of Iran
Ancient Assyrian Art: the Visual Culture of an Empire
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Medicine in Ancient Assyria
The Era of the Handshake
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The Mysterious Giant Mounds of Jerusalem
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The Ultimate Weapon of Ancient Times
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The Assyrian Church in India
The 3,000-Year-Old Assyrian Panels
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Scientists Use Lab Equipment to Reveal Ancient Hidden Text
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Experts Create AI to Translate Ancient Assyrian

By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich

Experts in Assyriology -- who specialize in the archaeological, historical, cultural and linguistic study of Assyria and the rest of ancient Mesopotamia (Iraq) --spend many years painstakingly trying to understand Akkadian texts written in cuneiform, one of the oldest forms of writing known.

Art As a Bridge for Two Cultures

By Sabra Stafford

In a very literal sense clay acts as a cohesive property that binds the soil together. Figuratively, clay will be the binding agent of two cultures coming together for a shared artistic project and the artist molding it all together is Turlock's Esther Elia.

Who is Dr. Now?

For over a decade, TLC's My 600-Lb Life has hooked viewers with stories about morbidly obese individuals trying to turn their lives around. In each installment, people fly to Houston, Texas in order to get treatment. The show follows them before, during, and after their weight loss journey. Each story is different except for one fan-favorite personality, who holds the series together.

The Language of the Gods: Cuneiform Writing

By Siddhartha Sapkota

In ancient Iraq, cuneiform writing was the tool used to record the tales of gods and heroes, the transactions of merchants and kings, and the everyday lives of the people. This system of writing, using a wedge-shaped stylus to make imprints in clay tablets, was one of the earliest forms of writing in the world, and it continues to captivate and intrigue us to this day.

3,200 Year-Old Assyrian Perfume Recreated

By James Ssengendo

A 3,200-year-old Mesopotamian fragrance has been recreated in Diyarbakır, Turkey based on a formula left on an ancient clay tablet by a renowned female perfume maker of the time named Tapputi. The perfume formula was discovered by archaeologists on a cuneiform tablet during excavations in Assur, the capital of the Old Assyrian city-state in what is modern-day Iraq.

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