Assyrians

Earliest record: -2200
Last record: -607

Language family: Semitic

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YearsAction
-2200-1800Settled in [1]
-2200-607Located in
-1334Conquered [1]
-1334-625Located in
-1114Conquered [2]
-1113Conquered [2]
-1100Conquered [3]
-1100-625Located in
-883-859Attacked [4]
-880Attacked [1]
-858-824Attacked [4]
-824-775Conquered [4]
-824-650Located in
-766-733Conquered [4]
-766-650Located in
-744-727Conquered [1]
-744-650Located in
-725-650Located in
-715Attacked [1]
-700Conquered [4]
-700-607Located in

Location Info

  1. Kueltepe (ancient Kanesh, nr modern Kayseri)(C AM).
  2. Assyria (centered on Tigris R), Iraq.
  3. Mitanni betw Euphrates R at level of modern Birecik and Mediterranean.
  4. {Mitanni betw Euphrates R at level of modern Birecik and Mediterranean.} *{224-9}*
  5. Ancient Subartu: Up Tigris RV betw Mts Idni & Aia, Up Zab RV.
  6. W of L Van
  7. Area of Halfeti on U Euphrates R
  8. {Ancient Subartu: Up Tigris RV betw Mts Idni & Aia, Up Zab RV.} + {W of L Van} + {Area of Halfeti on U Euphrates R.} *{223-2} + {223-3} + {221-6}*
  9. Through Charchemush to the Mediterranean.
  10. SE AM & Samal in Amanus Mts AM (modern Nur Daglari).
  11. North to Taurus Mtns, and S to Damascus.
  12. Syria, Palestine, N. Egypt
  13. {Syria, Palestine, N. Egypt} *{312- 10}*
  14. Egypt to W Persia, & N to Taurus Mtns.
  15. {Egypt to W Persia, & N to Taurus Mtns.} *{312-11}*
  16. Ancient Urartu (S of L Van) also SE AM, Samal in Amanus Mts AM (modern Nur Daglari).
  17. {Ancient Urartu (S of L Van) also SE AM, Samal in Amanus Mts AM (modern Nur Daglari)}*{224-22}*
  18. Babylonia, Iraq
  19. Phrygia (NW AM; centers at Midas)
  20. Babylonia, Iraq C Mesopotamia and E Assyria, W of Little Zab R, and Zagros Mtns Area, Iran & Iraq.
  21. {Babylonia, Iraq C Mesopotamia and E Assyria, W of Little Zab R, and Zagros Mtns Area, Iran & Iraq.} *{312-17}*

References

  1. Lloyd, S.H.F. and P.H.J. Houwink ten Cate. 1976. Ancient Anatolia. pp. 813-825. In The New Encyclopaedia Britannica. Macropaedia. Volume 1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago.
  2. Wiseman, D.J. 1965. Assyria and Babylonia c. 1200-1000 B.C. pp. 1-49. In Edwards, I.E.S., C.J. Gadd, and N.G.L. Hammond (eds.). The Cambridge Ancient History. Volume 2, Chapter 31. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  3. Barnett, R.D. 1967. Phrygia and the peoples of Anatolia in the Iron Age. pp. 1-33. In Edwards, I.E.S., C.J. Gadd, and N.G.L. Hammond (eds.). The Cambridge Ancient History. Volume 2, Chapter 30. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  4. Kingdoms and Empires c. 1600 to 600 B.C. 1979. pp. 56-57, No. 1. In Barraclough, Geoffrey, (ed.). Times Atlas of World History. Time Books Limited, London. 360 pp.