Iraq - Ancient Mesopotamia - Assyria
One of the cities that flourished in the middle of the Tigris Valley during this period was that of Ashur, named after the sun-god of the Assyrians. The Assyrians were Semitic speakers who occupied Babylon for a brief period in the thirteenth century B.C.
Introduction to Assyria - ANE Part III
An introduction to the Assyrians, a people who -- when they conquered another people -- forced the natives into exile.
Brief History of Assyrians
The geography, racial type, language, and six periods of Assyrian history -- from the beginning to the present. Maps and other illustrations of the ancient Assyrians.