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  Assur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Assur became the capital of an Assyrian kingdom during the rule of Shamshi-Adad I (1813-1781 BC).
Assur-nasir-pal II (884-884 BC) moved the capital from Assur to Kalhu (Nimrud).Yet the city of Assur remained the religious centre of the empire due to its temple of the national god Assur.
Olaf Matthes: Zur Vorgeschichte der Ausgrabungen in Assur 1898-1903/05.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Assur   (806 words)

 Assur - Crystalinks
The city of Asshur (or Assur or Ashur) on the Tigris was originally a colony of Babylonia, and later became the first capital city of Assyria, to which it gave its name.It was the royal city of Assyria until the reign of Asurnasirpal II, who moved to Kalhu (Nimrud).
Assur was often the religious capital of Assyria, with its temples of Ishtar and Assur.
Assur was conquered by the Babylonians in 614 B.C.Today the archaeological survey is directed by a German expedition.
www.crystalinks.com /assur.html   (318 words)

 Assur (Ashur), Iraq
Assur, Ashur, or Assyria, 110 km south of Mosul and 280 km to the north of Baghdad, was the first capital of the vast Assyrian Empire anciently called "
It had been a human settlement long before it became a capital, and it was known to have come under the dominion of Uruk (Akkad), of the 3rd Dynasty of Ur, and of the Babylonians in the 31st year of King Hammurabi's reign.
Assur which was fortified by inner and outer walls, with several gateways, contained a large number of important religious buildings, about 34 temples, and 3 palaces as 7th century BC documents revealed.
www.atlastours.net /iraq/assur.html   (380 words)

 Assur - LoveToKnow 1911
Assur is there called A-usar(ki),2 in which combination the ending -ki ("land territory") proves that even at that early period there was a province of Assur more extensive than the city proper.
The problem as to the meaning of the name Assur is rendered all the more confusing by the fact that the city and land are also called Assur (as well as A-usar),both by the Khammurabi records' and generally in the later Assyrian literature.
Furthermore, the godand country-name Assur also occurs at a late date in Assyrian literature in the forms An-sar, An-sar (ki), which form' was presumably read Assur.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Assur   (369 words)

 Assur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Assur was initially discovered in 1821 by a British traveler named Claudius Rich.
Although Assur was not as strategically located as Nineveh or Kalakh in the empire it flourished due to religious significance.
Assur was one of three major cities in the Assyrian Empire.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/archaeology/sites/middle_east/assur.html   (551 words)

 Egyptian Resurrection
The resurrection of Assur is the foundation legend of Egyptian civilization.
According to the legend, Assur was the inventor of agriculture.
Assur went on to become king of the afterlife and judge of the dead.
www.resurrectisis.org /RxAssur.htm   (768 words)

 The Shelby White - Leon Levy Program for Archaeological Publications
Assur, home of the likenamed god, ranks among the most famous cities of ancient Mesopotamia.
During the later second and the early first millenia BCE Assur became the capital of the Middle- and Neo-Assyrian empires.
The Assur Zikkurat is visible in the background.
www.fas.harvard.edu /~semitic/wl/digsites/Mesopotamia/Assur_04   (572 words)

 Ruins of an ancient trading center soon to be under water | csmonitor.com
The ancient city of Assur, once the seat of a mighty empire and now an archaeological window into a key period in the history of human civilization, is on the verge of falling victim to a dam.
The impending loss of Assur (also known as Ashur), and what Iraqi officials estimate to be at least 100 other ancient sites, is part of an accelerating trend in the region as countries struggling to develop their economies build dams to supply irrigation water and electricity.
The region around Assur marks a transition zone between a wetter climate to the north and drier to the south.
www.csmonitor.com /2002/0404/p16s02-stss.html   (990 words)

 X Alphabet X
According to the Pagan foundation legend, Assur was the "inventor" of agriculture and animal husbandry.
Assur was the model for Biblical Adam, the father of Cain and Abel.
The Christian cross as a symbol of resurrection is a direct descendant of the crossed crook and flail of Assur as a symbol of resurrection.
www.resurrectisis.org /X1WebPage.htm   (1098 words)

 ASSUR - Online Information article about ASSUR
Though the origin of the form Ashur (or Assur) is not certain, it is probable that the name of the god is older than that of the city (see discussion on the name above).
precinct in Assur precisely as in the religious centres of the south.
Nineveh, the centre of the Assur cult was likewise transferred, though the sanctity of the old seat at Assur continued to be recognized.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /ARN_AUD/ASSUR.html   (2255 words)

 Assur (Ashur), Iraq
Assur, Ashur, or Assyria, 110 km south of Mosul and 280 km to the north of Baghdad, was the first capital of the vast Assyrian Empire anciently called "The Land of Subarum" which included Iraq, Syria, Anatolia, Iran, Egypt and parts of Arabia.
Assur (today called Qal'at Shergat) lies on a stony hill overlooking the Tigris on the east near Himrin mountains believed by the Assyrians to be the abode of their major god Assur.
Thus, it was the religious capital of Assyria at large periods of Assyrian history, and the center for worship of the god Ashur and the goddess Ishtar/Inanna.
www.bndp.net /news/20040829043516.html   (403 words)

 Deweer nv / Assur Carpets manufacturer of carpets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Assur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In verse 11 of the same chapter, the Douay version has: "Out of that land came forth Assur".
he (Nimrod) went forth into the Assyria (Assur)" is preferable.
Another Assur, or Ashur, "father of Thecua", is mentioned in I Paral., ii, 24, and iv, 5.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/a/assur2.html   (273 words)

 History of Egypt, by Maspero, Volume 7, Part A.
Caravans or isolated messengers might pass with tolerable safety from Assur and Nineveh to Singar, or even to Nisibis; but beyond these places they had to brave the narrow defiles and steep paths in the forests of the Masios, through which it was rash to venture without keeping eye and ear ever on the alert.
Towards the south-east the wavering tribes, which alternately gave their adherence to Assur or Babylon according to circumstances, had ranged themselves on his side, and formed a large frontier province beyond the borders of his hereditary kingdom, between the Lesser Zab and the Turnat.
Incised in bands across these pictures are inscriptions extolling the omnipotence of Assur, while at intervals genii with eagles' beaks, or deities in human form, imperious and fierce, appear with hands full of offerings, or in the act of brandishing thunderbolts against evil spirits.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/docs/books/gutenberg/1/7/3/2/17327/17327-h/v7a.htm   (15225 words)

This is the Palace of Assur-nasir-pal, the man who is the high priest of the god Assur, the man who is the favorite of Enlil and Ninurta, the beloved one of Anu and Dagan, the king who is the divine weapon of the great gods...
He is the "high-priest" of the god Assur and the "divine weapon of the great gods." Assur-nasir-pal himself whose kingship has been legitimized by the god Anu is the weapon that the gods use when they vote in divine assembly to destroy.
Both Nineveh and the old tribal religious center of Assur had been political and religious capitals of Assyria long before Assur-nasir-pal decided, on the advice of Ea, the god of wisdom and magic, to create a new capital city for his empire, at Nimrud.
intranet.dalton.org /ms/6th/archaeotype_library/ninth.html   (1353 words)

 Tigris dam damns AssurTigris dam damns AssurTigris dam dams Assur : LA IMC
The ancient city lies on a promontory, with its eastern edge on the flood plain of the Tigris and its northern edge in the valley of the river’s old course.
Assur (or Ashur) became the capital of Assyria by 2000 BC and it remained the religious centre of the empire until its capture by the Babylonians in 614 BC.
Still buried must be the greatest works of art from the royal workshops of the 13th century BC, residences of merchants from the 18th century BC and temples built before the 21st century BC.
la.indymedia.org /print.php?id=131873   (1010 words)

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 Shalmaneser I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He carried on a series of campaigns against the Aramaeans in northern Mesopotamia, annexed a portion of Cilicia to the Assyrian empire, and established Assyrian colonies on the borders of Cappadocia.
According to his annals, discovered at Assur, in his first year he conquered eight countries in the north-west and destroyed the fortress of Arinnu, the dust of which he brought to Assur.
He built palaces at Assur and Nineveh, restored "the world-temple" at Assur, and founded the city of Nimrud.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shalmaneser_I   (280 words)

 Volume 1 Chapter 14
The kings of the city Assur were contemporary with Dynasties XVIII and XIX of Egypt.
The Dynasty of Assur thus constituted a third contemporary royal line ruling Assyria from the twelfth to the seventh century before the present era.
The complete line of kings from the city Assur has not yet been restored because the two predecessors of Enlil-nasir II have their regnal years broken away in every tablet thus far discovered.
www.earth-history.com /Various/Compendium/hhc1ch14.htm   (3023 words)

 Humbul Record : Assur
Neue ausgrabungen aus Assur [New excavations at Assur]
An useful illustrated guide to the history and archaeology of the important archaeological site of Assur in northern Iraq providing a brief account of the city's long history and of the various excavations at the site together with short preliminary reports of recent German and Iraqi work here in 2000 and 2001.
Assur, the eponymous capital of the Assyrian empire, was first occupied in the 3rd millennium BC and was subject to the Akkadian and Neo-Sumerian empires until the 19th century BC when it emerged as a major political power in its own right during the Old Assyrian Period.
www.humbul.ac.uk /output/full3.php?id=6447   (289 words)

 Carmina Technologies Launches ASSUR Monitoring Product Line -- Improving Mission Critical Quality Control : ArriveNet ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
President and chief executive officer John Alston said: "With the ASSUR product lines we are bringing tested and developed technology to the market launch.
Developed in response to companies' and regulators' urgent needs, intensified by post 9/11 concerns, the ASSUR systems utilize hand-held units in the field, which accept inspection data directly in accordance with pre-programmed instructions and download to servers by wireless or other means.
Wherever inspections are mandated that are currently unmonitored, the ASSUR technology provides a solution with real economic benefit.
press.arrivenet.com /business/article.php/329177.html   (680 words)

 Assyrians - History for Kids!
After 2000 BC, when Assur became independent of the collapsing 3rd Dynasty of Ur, the Assyrians became well-known traders, who travelled constantly between Assur and southern Turkey with their donkeys, carrying cloth from Assur and tin from beyond the Tigris to the east, and trading it in southern Turkey for gold, silver, and other metals.
By 1700 BC the Assyrians had been conquered by the Amorites, and later they were controlled by the Hurrians for a long time.
By 1115 BC, under their king Tiglath-pileser I, they were able to expand south into Babylonia again (being more careful to respect the ancient gods there this time), and west.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/westasia/history/assyrians.htm   (679 words)

 Annals of Assur-Nasir-Pal
Concerning Assur-nasir-habal or Assur-nasir-pal (i.e., "Assur preserves the son") we possess fuller historical records than of any other of the Assyrian monarchs, and among these the following inscription is the most important.
In a city of Assur on the sandy side which is in Kasyari,
They are not, however, of any great importance and amount to little more than directions for the preservation and reparation of the palace, with imprecations upon those who should at any time injure the buildings.
mcadams.posc.mu.edu /txt/ah/Assyria/Inscra02.html   (10747 words)

 Assur - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Assur" at HighBeam.
Cabbie Khaled Assur indicted for murder in Tisha Be'av bombing
Carmina Technologies Launches ASSUR Monitoring Product Line Improving Mission Critical Quality Control.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-x-a1ssur.html   (129 words)

 Assuruballit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Assur-uballit, priest of Assur, son of Eriba-Adad; Eriba-Adad, priest of Assur, son of Assur-bel-nisheshu; Assur-bel-nisheshu.
Assur-uballit, viceroy of Assur, son of Iriba-Adad; Iriba-Adad, viceroy of Assur, son of Assur-bel-nisheshu; Assur-bel-nisheshu, viceroy of Assur, son of Assur-nirari; Assur-nirari.
Then the computations made on the king lists showed a discrepancy of several decades between the reign of Assuruballit and the time allotted to Amenhotep III and Akhnaton, his supposed correspondents.
www.varchive.org /ce/assuruballit.htm   (3442 words)

 Iraqi ancient Assur city in danger of erosion | Iraq Updates
Iraqi ancient Assur city in danger of erosion
The Iraqi ancient city of Assur is exposed to partial collapse and erosion due to the high water level in river Tigris, Iraqi state ministry of tourism said on Monday.
"The high level of water in river Tigris passing the ancient city of Assur in Mosul has recently caused erosion to the river bank," said ministry media spokesman, Abdul-Zahra al-Talkani, in a statement received by the independent news agency Voices of Iraq (VOI).
www.iraqupdates.com /p_articles.php/article/10152   (319 words)

 Assurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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