All Things Assyrian

The Baklava Wars
Archaeologists Unearth Record of Ancient Assyria's Demise
The Assyrian Artist From Iraq
The Anti Butcher
Semiramis, the Assyrian Queen
Assyrian, Athens and Italy
Lost and Found: the Assyrian Fortress
Origins of Ordinary Things: Eyewear
From Stews to Stars: the World's Oldest Writing
The Earthquake and the Archaeological Treasures
4,000-Year-Old Tablets Reveal Locations Of The 11 Lost Cities Of Assyria
Nineveh -- Heart of an Ancient Empire
The First Infertility Diagnosis
The Lock and Key: From Assyria to Now
Warfare and Culture in World History
Inspired By Fellow Assyrians
Persecuted Language Finds a Home in Hamilton
Cultural Practices and Pain Management
Decline of a Lingua Franca
Brush Up on Your Ancient Akkadian
The Unknown Motherland
Jonah and the Eclipse in Ancient Nineveh
Sacred Music From Syria
First Baptism in 150 Years At Turkish Church
2,700-year-old Assyrian-era Reservoir Unearthed in Israel
The Forgotten Assyrian Queen
Get Soaked At Assyrian Water Festival
Saint Thaddeus and the Assyrians
Eclipses and Fire-eating Dragons
Assyrian Writer Honored in Iran
Toronto and the Assyrian Film Producer
Preserving the History of the Assyrian Empire
Puerto Rican-Assyrian Humor
The Early Assyrian Settlers in Western Canada
Why You Should Eat Like the Ancient Assyrians Ate
Inside the Assyrian Palace Revealed in Fight for Mosul
Anatolian Borders of Assyrian Empire Revealed
Diplomacy and Warfare in the Neo-Assyrian Empire
An Assyrian Guardian Angel in London
Assyrian Appointed As New Police Chief for Turlock
When Turkish Was Written in the Greek, Armenian and Assyrian Script
Agatha Christie Had Little-known Role in Ancient Nimrud
Astounding Ancient Assyria: The Grand Palace of Assurnasirpal
The Ancient Place Where History Began
India's Ancient Christmas Tradition
Ancient Assyrian Inscription Survives ISIL Attacks
Home Sweet Hummus
Eight Legendary Ancient Libraries
Bronze Age City Discovered In Iraq
The Other Syro-Anatolian History
Rare 1st-century Assyrian Mosaic Unearthed in Southeastern Turkey
Ancient Assyrians Were More 'Homely' Than We Thought
Assyrian Stuffed Peppers Are a Perfect Fall Treat
Assyrian Woman Fled From ISIS in Mosul, Now A U.S. Marine
Endowment for the Assyrian Collection At Bowdoin College
Evidence of Ancient Assyrian Church Discovered in Kazakhstan
Who Are the Chaldeans?
Why Dead Languages Like Akkadian Still Matter
The Chaldean Chamber and Foundation
The Life and Health of Assyrian Queens
Summaries

The Baklava Wars

By Tasos Kokkinidis

Greeks and Turks have been at each other's throats for centuries over many different things, but a rivalry seldom mentioned revolves around the origins of baklava. The history of this scrumptious delicacy is quite controversial, and unfortunately not very well documented.

Archaeologists Unearth Record of Ancient Assyria's Demise

By Dan McLerran

A team of archaeologists excavating at the site of Ziyaret Tepe in southeastern Turkey have discovered a rare and unique cuneiform tablet -- one that tells a story of frustration and desperation expressed by an ancient Assyrian official, providing a glimpse of conditions in the Assyrian Empire just...

The Assyrian Artist From Iraq

Amazingly talented portrait artist Maher Minyanish talked with Ryan. Born in Iraq, Minyanish is now making Chicago his home. He used his talents to create a very personal drawing for Ryan and made something special for WCL. ...

The Anti Butcher

By Ashok Selvam

Chicago -- Poet Carl Sandburg may have dubbed Chicago has the "hog butcher for the world," but a local couple wants to make the city more friendly to non-meat eaters.

Semiramis, the Assyrian Queen

By Marcos Such GutiƩrrez

Female rulers in ancient Mesopotamia were rare. But those who did rule made their mark on history. In the Neo-Assyrian regime of the ninth century B.C., one woman commanded an entire empire stretching from Asia Minor to what is today western Iran. She was Sammu-ramat, thought to mean "high heaven.

Assyrian, Athens and Italy

By Melissa Wright

University of Georgia graduate Maria Nissan is utilizing her graduate thesis project to bring together the two cities that she loves Athens, Georgia, and her current home of Florence, Italy. Nissan, a Master of Fine Arts student, is creating an immersive sensorial installation project.


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