Assyrian


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Assyrian

1. an inhabitant of ancient Assyria
2. a modern-day descendant of the ancient Assyrians
3. 
a. the language of the ancient Assyrians, belonging to the E Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family and regarded as a dialect of Akkadian
b. a dialect of Aramaic, spoken by modern Assyrians
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alas!'' said the Jew, ``on every hand the spoilers arise against me I am given as a prey unto the Assyrian, and a prey unto him of Egypt.''
Talia said IS militants had raided 33 Assyrian villages on Monday, picking up as many as 300 people along the way.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the air strikes targeted Islamic State fighters near the town of Tel Tamr, where the militants, also known as ISIS, had captured 10 Assyrian villages.
On Tuesday the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported at least 90 Assyrian Christians had been seized by ISIL from the villages of Tal Shamiram and Tal Hermz, located west of the Kurdish-held city of Hassakeh.
Wilmington, another Bible scholar said that "the cruelty of the Assyrian armies was unparalleled in ancient history."
Genocides of the indigenous Assyrian and Hellenic peoples of Anatolia, incorporating a re-affirmation of the 1997 recognition of the
"Far from being a liability, the rabbi said, Assyrian architecture could serve an instructional purpose, particularly as Tisha B'av approachesthe holiday, which begins Monday at sundown this year, in which Jews observe the destruction of the first and second temples in particular, as well as the loss more generally of holy places and things held dear."
Others were forced to convert to the murderers' creed, while thousands of Yazidi and Assyrian women and children were kidnapped, enslaved and raped by their captors.
"They [the security forces] made it clear that the Assyrian people are no longer allowed to hold any worship service there," the organization said, quoting an informed source.
Reworking her 2016 PhD dissertation at the University of Leipzig, Zomer presents a corpus of Mesopotamian incantations dating from the fall of Babylon around 1595 BCE to the last Assyrian king, Assur-bel-kala (1073-1056 BCE).
In relevant remarks in 2017, Representative of Iranian Assyrians at the Parliament Yonatan Betkolia underlined that the religious minorities in Iran enjoy complete freedom.
Absolute dates are provided by eighty dated cuneiform archival tablets and seventeen dated dockets, the largest concentration of which were found in the Red House--nearly a third of the more than two hundred tablets and fragments in total record the private business transactions of Sulmu-sarri, son of Marduk-sarru-usur sa qurbuti, a close royal Assyrian official during the reign of Ashurbanipal (668-ca.