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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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What might not be obvious from Scurlock's work on AMC is that the first part of AMC lists the incipits (the first line or words on a tablet) of medical compositions (series), which are, importantly, the actual texts known from Nineveh (seventh century BC), and are not known until now in such editions from Assur, where AMC was actually copied.
Factors acting in complexity aggravating when determining the position of rods' VIS points include the links' structural groups order: the unchanged number of links included to the Assur group when their class number greater, can become of lesser order, that is decreased is the number of mechanism's points with predetermined kinematic parameters used to find the links' VIS position.
Assur Africa holds 77% of Nigerian insurer Mansard Insurance Plc.
(2007) show an iterative method for the kinematics of high-class Assur groups (higher than a dyad), in which high-class groups are approximated by a set of dyads that should be geometrically adjusted to describe the displacement of the original group.
"There is a fundamental shift in how the mortgage industry uses technology and automation to achieve the kinds of efficiencies required to thrive in the new lending economy," said Assur.
A few minutes before his arrest, Munther Amira told PNN that they are returning to the Ein Hejleh to assur that they reject the occupation decision, preventing them from reaching the village, which they consider their village and part of the territory of the future state of Palestine.
ASSUR and ITA have also entered into a technical assistance agreement which allows ASUR to have a perpetual and exclusive license in Mexico to use all technical assistance and "know-how" transferred to it by ITA or its stockholders for the duration of the agreement.
The core of the book is the first complete edition and reconstruction of the so called Assur Medical Catalogue, which Assyriologists started working on during the 1970s.
Earlier studies have focused mostly on letters, because these often vividly inform us about social and economic relations prevailing in the Assyrian trade networks stretching from the city of Assur to Anatolia.