Babylonia, Sumer, Assyria
Assyria, Babylonia, Sumer
Ur, Babylon, Nineveh
Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria
The Assyrians lived in the north at the foot of the Taurus Mountains.
The Assyrians lived in the east at the foot of the Zagros Mountains.
The Assyrians lived in the south near the Persian Gulf.
The Assyrians lived in the west in the Assyrian desert.
Early Assyrians were best known for their arts and crafts.
Early Assyrians were best known as traders.
Early Assyrians were best known for their large library at Nineveh.
Early Assyrians were best known for their distinctive, large beards.
The Assyrians rose to power through military domination.
The Assyrians rose to power through their advanced education.
The Assyrians rose to power through their deal-making expertise.
The Assyrians rose to power through their love of the arts and literature.
The Assyrian landscape.
The siege engine and chariots.
The battle axe and battering ram.
The crossbow and catapult.
Iron armor and field boots.
They used a well-organized government.
They used hypnotism.
They allowed conquered states to choose their own leader.
They bribed local leaders.
The Assyrians mummified their dead.
The Assyrians buried their dead at home.
The Assyrians continued to set a place at their table for the dead.
The Assyrians consulted their dead for advice.
They decorated them with enormous demons.
They protected them with armed guards.
They told people the buildings were haunted.
They installed primitive fire alarms and sprinkler systems.
They rebuilt Babylon.
They forced Babylonians to move to other parts of the empire.
They cut the head off of the statue of Babylon’s patron god, Marduk.
They burned Babylon’s library.