Ancient Assyria Palace

‘Palace Without a Rival’ At the beginning of the eighth century B.C. King Sennacherib ruled Assyria. He decided to build a palace at Nineveh. He wanted it to be the biggest and most elaborate of all Assyrian palaces. He called it the ‘Palace Without a Rival’. We know about the building of this palace because… Continue reading Ancient Assyria Palace

All About Ancient Assyria

The Siege of Lachish Many, many years ago there lived a king named Sennacherib. Sennacherib was the ruler of the great Assyrian empire. Every year, lands across the empire sent their best materials to the Assyrian king, such as precious metals, fine cloth, and tall straight timber. Many lands in the west were not part… Continue reading All About Ancient Assyria

Ancient Assyria Warfare

Warfare From about 900 B.C. Assyrian kings sent out their armies to conquer new lands. Over 300 years Mesopotamia and lands further to the east and west became part of an Assyrian empire. Conquering foreign cities brought wealth. Regions which had been conquered by the Assyrian army had to pay tribute to the king every… Continue reading Ancient Assyria Warfare

Ancient egypt woman’s

Unlike the position of women in most other ancient civilizations, including that of Greece, the Egyptian woman seems to have enjoyed the same legal and economic rights as the Egyptian man – at least in theory. This notion is reflected in Egyptian art and historical inscriptions. It is uncertain why these rights existed for the… Continue reading Ancient egypt woman’s