All Things Assyrian

Warfare and Culture in World History
Inspired By Fellow Assyrians
Persecuted Language Finds a Home in Hamilton
Cultural Practices and Pain Management
Decline of a Lingua Franca
Brush Up on Your Ancient Akkadian
The Unknown Motherland
Jonah and the Eclipse in Ancient Nineveh
Sacred Music From Syria
First Baptism in 150 Years At Turkish Church
2,700-year-old Assyrian-era Reservoir Unearthed in Israel
The Forgotten Assyrian Queen
Get Soaked At Assyrian Water Festival
Saint Thaddeus and the Assyrians
Eclipses and Fire-eating Dragons
Assyrian Writer Honored in Iran
Toronto and the Assyrian Film Producer
Preserving the History of the Assyrian Empire
Puerto Rican-Assyrian Humor
The Early Assyrian Settlers in Western Canada
Why You Should Eat Like the Ancient Assyrians Ate
Inside the Assyrian Palace Revealed in Fight for Mosul
Anatolian Borders of Assyrian Empire Revealed
Diplomacy and Warfare in the Neo-Assyrian Empire
An Assyrian Guardian Angel in London
Assyrian Appointed As New Police Chief for Turlock
When Turkish Was Written in the Greek, Armenian and Assyrian Script
Agatha Christie Had Little-known Role in Ancient Nimrud
Astounding Ancient Assyria: The Grand Palace of Assurnasirpal
The Ancient Place Where History Began
India's Ancient Christmas Tradition
Ancient Assyrian Inscription Survives ISIL Attacks
Home Sweet Hummus
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
Summaries

Warfare and Culture in World History

Prof. Lee (Chapel Hill) and a number of other distinguished historians, among them John A. Lynn II and Mark Grimsley, give us nine essays on the ways in which culture and warfare have interrelated across the ages.

Inspired By Fellow Assyrians

As the sun tries to force its way through the panes at Kings MMA in Huntington Beach, Rafael Cordeiro is a loud blur. Wearing the figurative hat of owner, mentor, drill sergeant and traffic cop, Cordeiro is always talking, always coaching. "TWENTY SECONDS!" the legendary trainer bellows.

Persecuted Language Finds a Home in Hamilton

By Samantha Craggs

In Assyrian, there are at least three words for goat. One word describes a young adult goat, then a goat around age three, then a goat in its later years. Assyrians are traditionally agricultural people. They need that many words for goat.

Cultural Practices and Pain Management

By Omar Dabbagh

Sydney researchers have pioneered a chronic pain treatment program, specifically designed for people from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Decline of a Lingua Franca

By John McWhorter

If a Middle Eastern man from 2,500 years ago found himself on his home territory in 2015, he would be shocked by the modern innovations, and not just electricity, airplanes, and iPhones.

Brush Up on Your Ancient Akkadian

By Brigit Katz

In the latter half of the third millenium B.C., the Akkadian Empire stretched across vast swaths of Mesopotamia, helmed by Sargon of Akkad and his descendants. The language of the dynasty, aptly known as Akkadian, became the dominant tongue in the region.


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