[epub pdf] The Might that Was Assyria (Great Civilizations Series) (Great civilization series)Author Henry William Frederick Saggs – Z55z.co

Written by Assyriologist H W F Saggs It illustrates the Neo Assyrian Empire Saggs spent half of his life studying the ancient Assyrians, before he wrote this book from Wikipedia


10 thoughts on “The Might that Was Assyria (Great Civilizations Series) (Great civilization series)

  1. Cassandra Kay Silva Cassandra Kay Silva says:

    This was better than the other book I read on Assyria this month, it covered a wide range of subjects from conquests to hair styles and gave you a pretty good outline of the civilization It also referenced the bible without referencing it What I mean by that is that it was referenced only by cuneiform from the time period but that they put bits about the bible in it to help you reference the events that happened, and then further went to explain where these match up to other evidence in the This was better than the other book I read on Assyria this month, it covered a wide range of subjects from conquests to hair styles and gave you a pretty good outline of the civilization It also referenced the bible without referencing it What I mean by that is that it was referenced only by cuneiform from the time period but that they put bits about the bible in it to help you reference the events that happened, and then further went to explain where these match up to other evidence in the cuneiform and where they do not match with Assyrian documentation Hopefully that was not a confusing explanation, but you get the idea I wish they would have putdates in this one though, perhaps they were unsure of some of them but I would have liked to have had at least a general date for some of these kings and battles, that was a bit scattered The maps were well done, but a current world reference for some of the maps would have been appreciated as I could not figure out some of the landmasses they were describing The general cities were easy enough but some of the battles and so forth I could not follow the location of


  2. Feras Ha Feras Ha says:

    I want to read that book


  3. Shakir Bahzad Shakir Bahzad says:

    This guy is passionate about the Assyrians but still unbiased I like that.