Translation of Assyrian in Spanish:

Assyrian

asirio, adj.

Pronunciation /əˈsɪriən//əˈsɪrɪən/

adjective

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    asirio
    • It is the site of an ancient Assyrian castle, whose many walls have been integrated into the general city architecture.
    • He spends all of Judah's money to please the King of Assyria and even worships Assyrian gods.
    • Huge winged lions that once guarded Assyrian palaces now guard the gateways to these collections.
    • Centuries before Christ, Nineveh was the capital of the great Assyrian Empire, when Assyria held sway over Egypt.
    • Most structures were built in limestone gypsum and are an eclectic mix of Assyrian, Hellenistic, Parthian and Roman styles.
    • In 1843 he was appointed British consul in Baghdad and this allowed extra time for his studies, especially work on cuneiform tablets found at Assyrian cities such as Nimrud and Nineveh.
    • While excavating in 1989 and 1990 at Nineveh, he photographed sculptures from the palace of the Assyrian king Sennacherib, a monarch whose exploits are recorded in the Bible.
    • The Assyrian king Sennacherib laid siege to 46 cities in Judah in 701, and locked up Hezekiah like a bird in a cage in Jerusalem.
    • The visual art that survives includes awe-inspiring stone friezes that are carved in delicate relief in the Assyrian manner from the Kings' palace at Persepolis.
    • It reflects the influence of Egyptian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Canaanite, Persian, and Hellenistic cultures.
    • In 1853, the archaeologist Austen Henry Layard and his team were excavating the palace library of the ancient Assyrian capital Nineveh.
    • Parts of the wall of the Assyrian palace at Nimrud, in the north, have been hacked out, as if cut to order for a foreign collector.
    • There are three dates where Assyrian and Biblical histories are supposed to intersect.
    • From 750 B.C. on, Assyrian kings repeatedly claimed sovereignty over the islands.
    • Like most of the Assyrian cities, Ashur was sacked in 612 BC when the ferocious and warlike Assyrians were finally overwhelmed by the combined forces of Babylonians and Medes.
    • From fragments surviving and from illustrations, often in the form of bas-relief sculpture, it is known that Assyrian soldiers wore metal helmets and that those of ancient Egypt wore leather ones, stiffened with metal.
    • As you wander down the canyon - dodging donkey boys and water sellers as you go - you'll pass numerous small tombs built into the cliffs, showing a variety of architectural styles from Assyrian to Roman.
    • It is written in the wedge-shaped cuneiform script invented here and used throughout the Persian, Assyrian and Babylonian empires.
    • Items from ancient Babylon and Nineveh, Sumerian statues, Assyrian reliefs and 5,000-year-old tablets bearing some of the earliest known writing have been taken or damaged whilst troops stood by and watched.
    • The slabs, along with other Assyrian documents, showed Sennacherib's version of events and tell how he laid waste 46 strong cities across Judah.

noun

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    asirio masculine
    asiria feminine