Three distinct foreign influences may be distinguished: they originate in Egypt, in Assyria, and in the Aegean.
Fir was also employed in the Jewish buildings, and probably in those of Assyria.
Historical data, however, do not furnish very early mention of his name in Assyria.
Oannes of Assyria had the sign of Pisces, the Fish, and is thus figured.
As for circular and polygonal rooms, none have been found in Assyria, but a few square ones have been disinterred.
Egypt was the great rival of Babylon, as she had been of Assyria.
The lion was another sun-animal both in Egypt and in Chaldea and Assyria.
By the middle of the month of June my labours in Assyria drew to a close.
So the king of Assyria turned back, and stayed not there in the land.
Has any of the gods of the nations ever saved his land from the power of the king of Assyria?
Middle English, from Latin Assyria, from Greek Assyria, short for Assyria ge "the Assyrian land," from fem. of Assyrios "pertaining to Assyria," from Akkadian Ashshur, name of the chief city of the kingdom and also of a god, probably from Assyrian sar "prince." (See also Syria).