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Assur:

see AssyriaAssyria
, ancient empire of W Asia. It developed around the city of Ashur, or Assur, on the upper Tigris River and south of the later capital, Nineveh. Assyria's Rise

The nucleus of a Semitic state was forming by the beginning of the 3d millennium B.C.
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Assur

principal god. [Assyrian Myth.: Benét, 59]
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Assur

, Asur, Asshur, Ashur
1. the supreme national god of the ancient Assyrians, chiefly a war god, whose symbol was an archer within a winged disc
2. one of the chief cities of ancient Assyria, on the River Tigris about 100 km (60 miles) downstream from the present-day city of Mosul
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