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The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view of the 14th century. The ancient city of Ashur west bank of the Tigris. Assyrian policy was to deport conquered peoples to other lands within the empire, to destroy their sense of nationalism, and break any pride or hope of rebellion and replace them with strangers from far away. Assyrians were great warriors. Most nations at that time period were looters, building their state by robbing other nations. Assyria was the most ferocious of them all. Their very name became a byword for cruelty and atrocity.
They skinned their prisoners alive, and cut off various body parts to inspire terror in their enemies. There is records of Assyrian officials pulling out tongues and displaying mounds of human skulls all to bring about stark horror and wealthy tribute from surrounding nations. Nowhere are the pages of history more bloody than in the records of their wars. Assyrian king putting out the eyes of an enemy king and leading the officials into captivity with hooks in their lips.
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On the east bank of the Tigris river lay massive mounds of ruins where there stood the splendid capital city of the Assyrians with its great palaces and buildings. There is record of Alexander the Great, when he was near Nineveh, not recognizing that it once was the center of the great Assyrian empire. Because of the cruelty and paganism of the Assyrians, the Hebrew people harbored deep-seated hostility against this nation.
This attitude is revealed clearly in the Book of Jonah. When God instructed Jonah to preach to Nineveh, the capital of Assyria, Jonah refused and went in the opposite direction. After he finally went to Nineveh, the prophet was disappointed with God because He spared the city.
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Choose your country's store to see books available for purchase. This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Assyria was a major Mesopotamian kingdom and empire of the ancient Near East and the Levant. It existed as a state from perhaps as early as the 25th century BC in the form of the Assur city-state, until its collapse between BC and BC.
This book will introduce you with great Assyrian emperors and their conquests of Anatolia, Ancient Iran, Levant and Babylonia. This history book covers also other segments of Assyrian life such as the language and writing, Assyrian manners and customs and architecture and other arts. Procopius' History of the Wars, books 1 to 6. Works of Martin Luther. Martin Luther. Nietzsche: eight books in English translation. Friedrich Nietzsche. Karl Marx: 4 Books. Karl Marx. The Military Institutions of the Romans. The Ostrogoth and Visigoth Kings. Edward Hammond.
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