26 – Assyria
“Then the king of Assyria came up throughout all the land, and went up to Samaria, and besieged it three years. In...
3D Digital Art Ancient Nineveh - Ashurbanipal, Assyria
Ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh shown in almost real-time (in modern day Iraq, Assyria Regional Governorate)
A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000-323 BC
A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000-323 BC by Marc Van De Mieroop is an excellent resource for anyone interested...
Adad Nirari I
Adad Nirari I (reigned 1307-1275 BCE) was the king of the Assyrian Empire who initiated the first major expansion of...
Agriculture in the Fertile Crescent
The ancient Near East, and the Fertile Crescent in particular, is generally seen as the birthplace of agriculture...
Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction
Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction provides an incredibly succinct and valuable introduction to ancient Assyria...
Ancient Mesopotamia (How'd They Do That in)
Elizabeth Scholl's work Ancient Mesopotamia is an excellent introduction to Mesopotamian civilization for children...
Ancient Mesopotamia: Inventing and Reinventing Our World
Three successive civilizations -- Sumerian, Babylonian, and Assyrian -- flourished along the "Fertile Crescent" in ancient Mesopotamia...
Syria is a country located in the Middle East on the shore of Mediterranean Sea and bordered, from the north down to...
Ancient Syro-Mesopotamia ca. 1764 BCE
This map shows the political situation in Syro-Mesopotamia c. 1764 BCE. During this time, the Amorite Kings, Hammurabi...