Assyriology

[ uh-seer-ee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ əˌsɪər iˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of the history, language, etc., of the ancient Assyrians.

Origin of Assyriology

First recorded in 1820–30; Assyri(a) + -o- + -logy

Related forms

As·syr·i·o·log·i·cal [uh-seer-ee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /əˌsɪər i əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveAs·syr·i·ol·o·gist, noun
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Assyriology

/ (əˌsɪrɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of the culture, history, and archaeological remains of ancient Assyria

Derived Forms

Assyriologist, noun
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