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Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
(Assyrian) Tutelary God of the Assyrian people; Lord of the Assyrian pantheon, guide and defender of the Assyrian nation.During the era of Assyrian ascendency, He replaced Marduk as premier divinity....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
Historical Christian Jewelry
The art of jewelry making evolved though the centuries. In a sense, jewelry is any ornamentation or adornment on the body. Jewelry has been used not only for aesthetic reasons but also as an indication of a person’s status in life.
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Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology

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and Assyrians derive from the Neo-Assyrian word for “Assyrian”,. Assūrāyu/ Sūrāyu. Introduction.
National and Ethnic Identity in the Neo-Assyrian Empire and
and Assyrian Identity in Post-Empire Times§.
Assyrian Empire: the symbiosis of Aramaic and Akkadian[1].
outer provinces.
1 Empire and Exploitation: The Neo-Assyrian Empire (Social

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Biblical city of Nineveh under threat in Iraq
by Sean McLachlan (RSS feed) on Aug 23rd 2011 at 1:00PM Three thousand years ago, the city of Nineveh in Iraq had a population of 100000 and was the capital of the Neo-Assyrian Empire.
Indie Film: NYC honorees supplement stellar Maine shorts lineup
By their nature, shorts are best suited to small, character-driven pieces (few shorts attempt to encapsulate, say, the entire military history of the Assyrian empire), but the form allows filmmakers the freedom to play around.
Kurdistan offers ancient mystique
We head northwest across the rolling plains of biblical Ninevah, where the pre-Christian Assyrian empire was based. Striking out across a field, we encounter the half-buried remains of an Assyrian aqueduct at the site of Jerwan.
More stolen antiquities found in Iraq's Mosul
The museum in Mosul is specialized in antiquities from the Assyrian empire, which flourished within the provincial borders of present-day Province of Nineveh, of which Mosul is the capital.
Arab Nationalism and the Non-Arabs of the Middle East
Yet people often refer to Iraq being an Arab nation, however, the Assyrians are the indigenous people and the rich civilization of this nation belongs to the ancient Assyrian Empire.

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Neo-Assyrian Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Neo-Assyrian Empire was a period of Mesopotamian history which began in 934 BC and ended in 608 BC.
Assyria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All Empires - Assyria
Early history of Assyria
The Assyrian Empire. see the map of the Assyrian Empire. Early history of Assyria .
The Assyrian Empire
Expansion of the Assyrian Empire.

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