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In antiquity

  • ancient Assyria
    Assyria
    Assyria was a Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from the mid–23rd century BC to 608 BC centred on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia , that came to rule regional empires a number of times through history. It was named for its original capital, the ancient city of Assur...

    • the Old Assyrian period (Middle Bronze Age)
    • the Middle Assyrian period (Late Bronze Age)
    • the Neo-Assyrian period (Early Iron Age)
  • Either of two provinces of the Persian Empire:
    • Achaemenid Assyria
      Achaemenid Assyria
      Athura was a geographical area within the Persian Achaemenid Empire during the period of 539 BC to 330 BC. Although sometimes regarded as a satrapy, Achaemenid royal inscriptions list it as a dahyu, a concept generally interpreted as meaning either a group of people or both a country and its...

    • Asuristan
      Asuristan
      Asuristan was the province of Assyria under the Sassanid Empire . It corresponds to the Babylonia province under the Parthian Empire.The province for the most part stretched from Mosul to Adiabene....

       (Parthian and Sassanid Assyria)
  • Assyria (Roman province)
    Assyria (Roman province)
    Assyria or Assyria Provincia was a roman province that lasted only two years .-History:Assyria was one of three provinces created by the Roman emperor Trajan in 116 AD following a successful military campaign against Parthia, in present-day Iraq.Despite Rome's military victory, Trajan's province...

    , a short-lived province of the Roman Empire
  • Asuristan
    Asuristan
    Asuristan was the province of Assyria under the Sassanid Empire . It corresponds to the Babylonia province under the Parthian Empire.The province for the most part stretched from Mosul to Adiabene....

    , a province of the Sassanid Empire
    Sassanid Empire
    The Sassanid Empire , known to its inhabitants as Ērānshahr and Ērān in Middle Persian and resulting in the New Persian terms Iranshahr and Iran , was the last pre-Islamic Persian Empire, ruled by the Sasanian Dynasty from 224 to 651...

  • The Old Assyrian, Middle Assyrian and Neo-Assyrian stages of the Akkadian language
    Akkadian language
    Akkadian is an extinct Semitic language that was spoken in ancient Mesopotamia. The earliest attested Semitic language, it used the cuneiform writing system derived ultimately from ancient Sumerian, an unrelated language isolate...

    , the written language of the Assyrian Empire from the 20th to 7th century BC

Contemporarily

  • Assyrian cuisine
    Assyrian cuisine
    Assyrian cuisine is similar to other Middle Eastern cuisines. It is rich in grains, meat, tomato, and potato. Rice is usually served with every meal accompanied by a stew which is typically poured over the rice. Tea is typically consumed at all times of the day with or without meals alone or as a...

  • Assyrian people
    Assyrian people
    The Assyrian people are a distinct ethnic group whose origins lie in ancient Mesopotamia...

    , the present-day Middle Eastern ethnic Assyrians descendant from the ancient Assyrians
  • the East Syrian Rite
    East Syrian Rite
    The East Syrian Rite is a Christian liturgy, also known as the Assyro-Chaldean Rite, Assyrian or Chaldean Rite, and the Persian Rite although it originated in Edessa, Mesopotamia...

    • Assyrian Church of the East
      Assyrian Church of the East
      The Assyrian Church of the East, officially the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East ʻIttā Qaddishtā w-Shlikhāitā Qattoliqi d-Madnĕkhā d-Āturāyē), is a Syriac Church historically centered in Mesopotamia. It is one of the churches that claim continuity with the historical...

    • Chaldean Catholic Church
      Chaldean Catholic Church
      The Chaldean Catholic Church , is an Eastern Syriac particular church of the Catholic Church, maintaining full communion with the Bishop of Rome and the rest of the Catholic Church...

    • Ancient Church of the East
      Ancient Church of the East
      The Ancient Church of the East was established in 1968. It follows the traditions of one of the oldest Christian churches, the Church of the East, whose origins trace back to the See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon in central Mesopotamia...

  • the West Syrian Rite
    West Syrian Rite
    The West Syrian Rite, also known as the Syrian Rite or the Syro-Antiochene Rite, is a Christian liturgical rite chiefly practiced in the Syriac Orthodox Church and churches related to or descended from it. It is part of the liturgical family known as the Antiochene Rite, which originated in the...

    • Syriac Orthodox Church
      Syriac Orthodox Church
      The Syriac Orthodox Church; is an autocephalous Oriental Orthodox church based in the Eastern Mediterranean, with members spread throughout the world. The Syriac Orthodox Church claims to derive its origin from one of the first Christian communities, established in Antioch by the Apostle St....

    • Syriac Catholic Church
      Syriac Catholic Church
      The Syriac Catholic Church is a Christian church in the Levant having practices and rites in common with the Syriac Orthodox Church. They are one of the Eastern Catholic Churches following the Antiochene rite, the Syriac tradition of Antioch, along with the Maronites and Syro-Malankara Christians...


In languages

  • The Ancient Assyrian dialect of the Akkadian language
    Akkadian language
    Akkadian is an extinct Semitic language that was spoken in ancient Mesopotamia. The earliest attested Semitic language, it used the cuneiform writing system derived ultimately from ancient Sumerian, an unrelated language isolate...

    • Aramaic language
      Aramaic language
      Aramaic is a group of languages belonging to the Afroasiatic language phylum. The name of the language is based on the name of Aram, an ancient region in central Syria. Within this family, Aramaic belongs to the Semitic family, and more specifically, is a part of the Northwest Semitic subfamily,...

    • Syriac language
      Syriac language
      Syriac is a dialect of Middle Aramaic that was once spoken across much of the Fertile Crescent. Having first appeared as a script in the 1st century AD after being spoken as an unwritten language for five centuries, Classical Syriac became a major literary language throughout the Middle East from...

    • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic
      Assyrian Neo-Aramaic
      Assyrian Neo-Aramaic is a Neo-Aramaic dialect, spoken by an estimated 220,000 people , formerly in the area between Lake Urmia, north-western Iran, and Siirt, south-eastern Turkey, but now more widely throughout the...

    • Chaldean Neo-Aramaic
      Chaldean Neo-Aramaic
      Chaldean Neo-Aramaic is a Northeastern Neo-Aramaic dialect. Chaldean Neo-Aramaic is spoken on the plain of Mosul in northern Iraq, as well as by the Chaldean communities worldwide. Most speakers are Chaldean Catholics....


Other

  • SS Assyrian
    SS Assyrian
    The SS Assyrian was a steam merchant ship, originally German-built, which sailed under the British flag during the Second World War.-Early years:She was originally built by Blohm + Voss, Hamburg as the German motor merchant Fritz, in 1914...

    , a British merchant ship
  • The Assyrian (website)
    The Assyrian (website)
    The Assyrian is an Australian-based Assyrian news agency. It is the first known and only Assyrian news agency and online site in Australia...

    , an Australian news website
  • The Assyrian (novel)
    The Assyrian (novel)
    The Assyrian is a 1987 novel by Nicholas Guild . Together with its companion sequel, The Blood Star, it tells the history of Tiglath Ashur, the fictional half-brother of Esarhaddon, a historical king of Assyria...

    , a 1987 novel by Nicholas Guild

See also

  • Assyria (disambiguation)
    Assyria (disambiguation)
    Assyria may refer to:*Assyria, an ancient empire in Mesopotamia*Either of two provinces of the Persian Empire:**Achaemenid Assyria**Asuristan *Assyria , province of the Roman Empire*Asuristan, the Sassanid province...

  • Names of Syriac Christians
    Names of Syriac Christians
    The various communities of indigenous pre-Arab Neo-Aramaic-speaking people of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel, the Palestinian Territories and the surrounding areas advocate different terms for ethnic self-designation...

  • Upper Mesopotamia