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Ancient Assyrian city of Upper Mesopotamia, located on the outskirts of Mosul in modern-day northern Iraq. Wikipedia

  • Nimrud

    Ancient Assyrian city located 20 mi south of the city of Mosul, and 3 mi south of the village of Selamiyah (السلامية), in the Nineveh plains in Upper Mesopotamia. Major Assyrian city between approximately 1350 BC and 610 BC. The city is located in a strategic position 6 mi north of the point that the river Tigris meets its tributary the Great Zab. Wikipedia

  • Mosul

    Major city in northern Iraq. Located approximately 400 km north of Baghdad, and 170 km southeast of the city of Cizre in Turkey, Mosul stands on the west bank of the Tigris, opposite the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh on the east bank. Wikipedia

  • History of Iraq

    State that currently partially encompasses the territory of the civilization of ancient Mesopotamia. This civilization came into being between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Wikipedia

  • Iraq

    Country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west. Baghdad. Wikipedia

  • Babylonia

    Ancient Akkadian-speaking state and cultural area based in central-southern Mesopotamia . A small Amorite-ruled state emerged in 1894 BCE, which contained the minor administrative town of Babylon. Wikipedia

  • Assyrian continuity

    Claim by modern Assyrians and supporting scholars that they are descendants of ancient Assyrians, a Semitic people native to ancient Assyria, that originally spoke Ancient Assyrian language, a dialect of Akkadian language. Notions of Assyrian continuity are complex, and based not only on ethnic claims, but also on regional traditions of Assyria, in terms of continuity of its historical and cultural heritage, that outlived the fall of the ancient Assyrian Empire. Wikipedia

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    • During Sumerian times, Nergal was a minor deity of little significance, but, during later times, his main cult center was the city of Nineveh.Mars-Wikipedia
    • Many Kurds consider themselves descended from the Medes, an ancient Iranian people, and even use a calendar dating from 612 BC, when the Assyrian capital of Nineveh was conquered by the Medes.Kurds-Wikipedia
    • He was succeeded by his son Sennacherib who moved the capital to Nineveh and made the deported peoples work on improving Nineveh's system of irrigation canals.Assyria-Wikipedia
    • The collection was later dramatically enlarged by the excavations of A. H. Layard at the Assyrian sites of Nimrud and Nineveh between 1845 and 1851.British Museum-Wikipedia
    • The capital, Ninus or Nineveh, was taken by the Medes under Cyaxares, and some 200 years after Xenophon passed over its site, then mere mounds of earth.Iraq-Wikipedia
    • Nineveh was never rebuilt however, and 200 years after it was sacked Xenophon reported only small numbers of Assyrians living amongst its ruins.Assyria-Wikipedia

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