Definitions for "Assyria"
The Empire which conquered the northern kingdom (Israel) in 722 BCE.
The northern kingdom of Mesopotamia. A violent, horse-riding culture, it may be a northern Caucasian group which adopted a non-Caucasian language and cultural elements. Came to power in the middle of the second millennium BCE. The Assyrian language is a branch of the older Akkadian language.
An ancient empire in Mesopotamia.