Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of the ancient civilization and language of Assyria.

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  • n. Alternative form of assyriology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The science or study of the antiquities, language, etc., of ancient Assyria.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science of Assyrian antiquities; that branch of knowledge which includes the history, language, etc., of ancient Assyria.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. archeology of the ancient Assyrians

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Examples

  • She married Aaron Rosmarin, also a scholar, and the pair moved to New York-where when she could not find a job teaching Assyriology, the Weiss-Rosmarins created the School of the Jewish Woman.

    Personal Information for Trude Weiss-Rosmarin

  • After a year reading history at King's College, London, W. J. Martin persuaded him that study of the biblical world and its languages would be more valuable to the church and biblical studies, so he turned to Hebrew and Assyriology.

    Donald Wiseman was key figure at Tyndale House | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • The Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative is an ongoing international effort between Assyriology experts and museum curators from all over the world.

    Creating, Managing & Pres. Dig. Assets: Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative

  • This library is designed for serious cuneiform researchers as well as researchers from other disciplines, although tools are being created to open access to non-Assyriology specialists.

    Creating, Managing & Pres. Dig. Assets: Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative

  • For archeologists like Matt Stolper, Professor of Assyriology at the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, each tablet is a priceless treasure -- a small window into Persepolis, the capitol of ancient Persia.

    Trita Parsi: Obama and the Persian Treasures in Chicago

  • When Weiss-Rosmarin was unsuccessful in finding a teaching position in Assyriology, she and her husband established the School of the Jewish Woman on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in October 1933.

    Trude Weiss-Rosmarin.

  • TEHRAN -- Piotr Steinkeller, professor of Assyriology in Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of Harvard University, believes that the prehistoric site of Jiroft is the lost ancient city of Marhashi.

    Jiroft Back in the News

  • Sanders describes himself on his website as a "Biblical Scholar of Archaeology, Egyptology and Assyriology," but according to the Los Angeles Times, he "concedes that he has no formal archeological training."

    Raiders of the Faux Ark

  • Her areas of specialization included Assyriology and Sumerology, biblical studies, Jewish studies and women and religion.

    Tikva Frymer-Kensky.

  • In my own field of as everyone who was at the NMC Regional Conference now knows Assyriology, the MODEL for the last 150 years has been essentially one of secrecy/private data.

    Information, Culture, Policy, Education: Learning silos

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