from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of Ashur.
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- proper n. One of the capitals of ancient Assyria.
- proper n. The name of the chief deity of the city (see Ashur).
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- n. an ancient Assyrian city.
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- n. an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria; just to the south of the modern city of Mosul in Iraq
Achon and Ioppe, neere to a towne called Assur, Saladine with a great multitude of his Saracens came fiercely against the kings rereward, but through Gods mercifull grace in the same battell, the kings warriers acquited themselues so well, that the Saladine was put to flight, whom the
a towne called Assur, Saladine with a great multitude of his
The relationship with her mother, Zippora, née Assur, the daughter of a prosperous merchant family, who had never attended school, became more and more difficult.
He also told me of a dramatic incident a few years later at the Assur regional museum, in northern Iraq.
As saieth sainct Augustine, the countrie called Assiria, was so named of Assur, the sonne of Sem.
Ver鵰 de hinc septem diebus euolutis rex ab Assur exiens, nauem qu� dicitur Buza ascendit, et cum eo Godericus pirata de regno Angli�, ac vexillo hast� pr鎓ixo et elato in a雛e ad radios solis vsque, Iaphet cum paucis nauigauit, vt hoc eius signo ciues Christiani recognito, fiduciam vit� regis haberent, et non facile hostium m韓is pauefacti, turpiter diffugium facerent, aut vrbem reddere cogerentur.
The inhabitants of Samaria, who agreed and plotted with a king hostile to me not to endure servitude and not to bring tribute to Assur and who did battle, Ifought against them with the power of the great gods, my lords.
Now when the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity builded the temple unto the LORD God of Israel; then they came to Zerub'babel, and to the chief of the fathers, and said unto them, Let us build with you: for we seek your God, as ye do; and we do sacrifice unto him since the days of Esarhad'don king of Assur, which brought us up hither.
Assur also is joined with them: they have helped the children of Lot.
Et nomen fluvii tertii Hiddekel; ipse tendit ad orientem Assur; et flumen quartum est Perath.