A Companion to Assyria is a collection of original essays on ancient Assyria written by key international scholars. These new scholarly contributions have substantially reshaped contemporary understanding of society and life in this ancient civilization.
- The only detailed up-to-date introduction providing a scholarly overview of ancient Assyria in English within the last fifty years
- Original essays written and edited by a team of respected Assyriology scholars from around the world
- An in-depth exploration of Assyrian society and life, including the latest thought on cities, art, religion, literature, economy, and technology, and political and military history
Keywords: Assyria; Old Assyrian Period; Middle Assyrian period; Neo-Assyrian Period; Assyrian empire; fall of Assyria; Assyrian economy; Assyrian society; Assyrian civilization; Assyrian religion; Assyrian literature; Assyrian scholarship; Assyrian architecture; Assyrian art; Assyrian technology; Assyrian warfare; Assyria in the Bible; Assyria in classical sources; Assyrian Christians