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Questions tagged [assyrian-empire]

Questions regarding the history of Assyria, between the fall of the Old Assyrian Empire in the 14th century BC and the establishment of the Neo-Assyrian Empire in the 10th century BC.

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Why hasn't this revised translation of Atra-Hasis gained traction?

I am an enthusiast with no background in Assyriology. I hope you would be willing to answer a small question for me. A few years ago, I had the joy of stumbling onto Irving Finkel's book about the ...
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Can we say that the first empire that divided its territory into provinces was the Neo-Assyrian Empire?

It is well known that the Persian Empire was divided into 20 smaller territories governed by satraps, and even Persian territories conquered by Alexander The Great kept their satraps. However, the Neo-...