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44 news items

AINA

AINA
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0700

The old Trinity Chapel, Tarrant Street, now an antiques centre called Nineveh House. Nineveh -- pronounced nin-e-ver -- was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity, part of the Assyrian empire on the banks of the Tigris River in the area we ...

Sci-News.com

Sci-News.com
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:03:55 -0700

Archaeological excavations in southeastern Turkey at Ziyaret Tepe – the site of the ancient city Tušhan, a provincial capital of the Neo-Assyrian Empire – have uncovered a large number of tokens that were used to account for commodities such as cattle ...

New York Times

New York Times
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:56:09 -0700

But it has been the destruction of more than a dozen mosques, shrines, tombs and statues that has seemed to galvanize public anger within Mosul, an area that was once the capital of the Assyrian Empire and is believed to have first been settled in 6000 ...
 
Al-Monitor
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:22:34 -0700

Ninevah is closely tied to Christian Assyrian heritage. It was once the seat of the Assyrian empire and a long-standing bastion of Christianity in Iraq and the broader region. There are also many Chaldean Christians in Ninevah. Some here in Iraq worry ...

Past Horizons Archaeology News

History
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:26:15 -0700

A team of archaeologists working at Ziyaret Tepe in Turkey recently unearthed a large number of clay tokens dating to 900-600 B.C., during the heyday of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. Found alongside clay tablets containing cuneiform, the early writing ...
 
Paris Post Intelligencer
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:56:15 -0700

But over in Iraq, where the ancient capital of the Assyrian Empire, Nineveh, was located, there is another place in the city of Mosul, which the Muslims claim as the tomb of Jonah. This is the mosque destroyed by the radical Islamists on July 24. The ...
 
The Daily Jeffersonian
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:03:45 -0700

God has decided to destroy Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian empire. Assyria has used its powerful army to pillage and plunder for more then a century. Israel is destroyed by Assyria. You would think that when God calls Jonah to go and preach their ...
 
Meridian Magazine
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:21:35 -0700

In the Near East, the 8th and 7th centuries BCE were much like our own time. In the kingdom of Judah it was a time of “trespass and distress.” After nearly two centuries of burgeoning wickedness under worldly leaders, with few exceptions the people had ...
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