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  • Rule Of The Hyksos
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    Hyksos and Hittites The Hyksos were a group of mixed semitic-Asiatics who settled in northern Egypt during the 18th century B.C. They seized power and ruled Egypt as the 15th dynasty for about 100 years. They had stronghold in Avar is, from where they could administer Egypt and collect taxes. During the rule of the Hyksos it was a time of peace and prosperity, and Egyptian religion was well respected. Nothing can be found out on where the Hyksos came from, but it is a guess that they are either ...
  • Different Periods Of The Assyrian Empire
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    The Assyrians There are different periods of the Assyrian empire. The first was called the Old Assyrian period which lasted from 2000-1550 BC. Then there was the Middle Assyrian period which lasted from 1550-1200 BC. The last was the Neo-Assyrianperiod which lasted from 1200-600 BC. The final phase of the Neo-Assyrianperiod is called the Assyrian Empire. The Old and Middle Assyrian periods (2000-1200 BC) The name Ashur was used by the Assyrians to designate not only their country, but also their...
  • End Of The Assyrian Empire
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    Assyrian Warfare During Mesopotamian times, wars were what divided ruling periods. There were many different peoples that dominated Ancient Mesopotamia and the Assyrians were one of them. The Assyrians prospered mainly because of their divine talent to defensively resist and offensively overwhelm their enemies. At no point of Assyrian rule was there ever a time without conflict of some sort. The Assyrians were known to have a powerful, ruthless army. The army was the largest Middle East or Medit...
  • Use By The Assyrian Army
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    There are two main reasons why the Neo-Assyrian Empire became so powerful between 934 610 B.C. First, through this era, the power of Assyria was largely dependant on the success of its army (Saggs, 1962). Winer (1961) states that the Assyrian military perfected the art of war. During this time period, some 180 punitive expeditions or campaigns were launched against foreign foes, rebellious vassals or other anti-Assyrian groups (Olmstead, 1923). Second, the Assyrians developed an efficient and ef...
  • Most Important Part Of The Assyrian Empire
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    In the plentiful land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, known as Mesopotamia, now modern day Iraq there ruled a powerful civilization like no other in the area. This land had rolling hills and abundant rainfall, making it a very habitable place to live. With such crops as barley and sesame they were able to live a rich life in the area. Animals such as sheep, goats, and cattle also provided a rich life. The name of this great empire was the Assyrians, which struck fear in the hearts of th...
  • Most Obvious Reflection Of The Assyrian Culture
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    Art is an ancient and unique way of expression made with a creative skill giving the piece form and beauty that are often particular to a specific race and culture. Every culture has its own way of life, along with its own beliefs. These two points are major factors in the unique artwork that each culture produces. This is no less true of the ancient Assyrian culture. There is no doubt that the art produced by the Assyrians reflect that culture. Assyrian culture was established in northern Mesop...
  • Failed Revolt Inside The Persian Empire Darius
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    History 110-2 Brian Greenwald Test 1 1. Hatshepsut Hatshepsut was born right around 15th century BC in ancient Eygpt. She was the daughter of the Pharaoh, Tuthmose I and his wife Aahmes. Upon the death of her two brothers, Hatshepsut was in an exceptional position to gain the throne when her father passed away. However, Tuthmose II was the son of Tuthmose I, though a son not with Aahmes but with a commoner. Tuthmose II did actually ascend the throne upon the death of his father; however, Tuthmos...
  • Trading Aspect Of The Kassite Economy
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    The ancient orient covers a large area of land that includes several different empires over thousands of years. I have narrowed down this broad topic to help me determine which ancient civilization I would most like to live in. I have examined three main aspects of three different empires. The three groups are the Hittites, Assyrians, and the Kassites. In each of these empires I have looked at their legal standings, the economical state, and their social status with surrounding groups. With this...

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