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Assyria and Persia

  • Date Submitted: 10/17/2010 07:42 AM
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Among empires their were many that caused conflict. Their were several historical circumstances resulted in conflict among empires. Effects of the conflict included war,destruction and cultural diffusion. The Persian and Assyrian empires established themselves upon Assimiliation.          
                        The Assyrians were ruthless,they were led by Sargon(The Great). Every piece of territory that the Assyrians conqured the people in the villages were murdered,they would rape the women and after kill them and sometimes they would either sell the children into slavery or keep them and raise them as their next generation. The Assyrians were so ruthless because they lived in the desert and they were denied water and natural resources so they had to murder to survive. The Assyrians left a trail of terror in all the territories they entered. The Assyrian army had the best weapons of their time,they were the first to use iron shields,spears,swords and armor. They also used chariots with two horses to carry them. They even created the ladder not for what we use it for today but to get to a higher elevation to kill their enemies.
                        The Assyrian empire was located in the Northern section of the Tigris river of Mesomotamia in what is now known as Iraq. The Assyrian religions were Ashurism and Christianity and their langauge was Akkadian and Neo-Syriac. After the Assyrians got what they wanted they lived in a sort of peaceful way. The Assyrians created the sprinkler and created one of the world's largest libraries.
                        The Persian(Achaemenid) empire was the largest that the ancient world had seen,this empire extended from Anatolia and Egypt across Western Asia to Northern India and Central Asia. This ancient empire began in 550 B.C.,when king Asytages of media who ruled at the time over much of Iran and Eastern Anatolia was defeated by his Southern neighbor Cyrus(The Great)king of Persia. Cyrus was greatly known for his...


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