Lion hunting in Assyria
Lion hunting in ancient Assyria. What was the symbolic meaning behind the hunt? Why did the ancient Assyrians hunt lions?
What is “Alqosh”? What’s so special about it?
Ashurbanipal was the last great king of the Assyrian Empire, which was located in what is now modern-day Iraq. He reigned from 668 BC to 627 BC and is known for his military conquests, cultural achievements, and extensive library. Ashurbanipal is best known for his military conquests, which expanded the boundaries of the Assyrian Empire…
Towards a unification of the Chaldean and Assyrian Churches
Cardinal Louis Sako, the Chaldean patriarch of Baghdad, advocates the merge of the Chaldean and Assyrian churches into the ‘Church of the East’.
The modern Assyrian regions
In this article the modern Assyrian regions will be defined and described. An Assyrian region is a region which has or had a large Assyrian population and where the Assyrian culture dominated for centuries. There are six big regions that form Assyria. Four Eastern regions: Nineveh Plains, Hakkari, Urmia, Qardu. Two Western regions: Tur-Abdin and…