- the god of war and supreme national god of Assyria.
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Historical Examples of assur
I assur'd him it would, and that he would be the better for it.Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
This was Assur, the divine impersonation of the state and empire.
His goods, his spoil, I carried off; to my city of Assur I brought (them).
Arsaces then fights and kills Assur, ascends the throne and weds Azema.The Complete Opera Book
And be assur'd after all there is nothing they can tell you that is worth your knowing.The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume VI
Asur Asshur or Ashur (ˈæʃʊə)
- the supreme national god of the ancient Assyrians, chiefly a war god, whose symbol was an archer within a winged disc
- one of the chief cities of ancient Assyria, on the River Tigris about 100 km (60 miles) downstream from the present-day city of Mosul