The Ancient Assyrians by Mark HealyThe Ancient Assyrians by Mark Healy

The Ancient Assyrians

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For the greater part of the period from the end of the 10th century to the 7th century BC, the Ancient Near East was dominated by the dynamic military power of Assyria. At the zenith of its rule Assyria could lay claim to an empire that stretched from Egypt in the west to the borders of Iran in the east and encompassed for the first time in history, within the realm of a single imperial domain, the whole of the 'Fertile Crescent'. Mark Healy, covers the history of the Assyrians from their ancient beginnings to the eventual fall of the city of Nineveh.
Mark Healy was born in 1953. He has a Master's degree in Political Theology from Bristol University. He is by profession a schoolteacher and is head of the Humanities faculty in a large school in Somerset. He has written a number of Osprey titles including Elite 40 New Kingdom Egypt and Campaign 16 Kursk 1943. He has a great interest i...
Title:The Ancient AssyriansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.89 × 7.26 × 0.17 inPublisher:Bloomsbury USA

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ISBN - 10:1855321637

ISBN - 13:9781855321632

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Table of Contents

Introduction · The Land of Ashur · The Neo-Assyrian Empire · The Eclipse of Assyria · The Great Reformer: Tiglath-Pileser III · The Assyrian Army · 'Nineveh is Laid Waste' · The Plates