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Amo

rites

The Amorites were an ancient

Semitic-speaking
people from
western Mesopotamia (modern
day Syria)

They first appeared in history

Nomads

as
who regularly
made incursions from the west
into established territories and
kingdoms

The rise of the Amorite


kingdoms in Mesopotamia
brought about deep and lasting
repercussions in the areas'
political, social and economic
structure.

They had a profound impact on


the history of Mesopotamia and
are probably best known for
their kingdom of Babylonia
under the
Amorite
King

Hammurabi

The
Code
of

The Code of
Hammurabi

is the
longest surviving text from the
Old Babylonian period

The code has been seen


as an early example of a
fundamental law,
regulating a government

Assyria
ns

Assyrians, also known as

Syriacs and
Arameans , are
ethnoreligious group
indigenous to the Middle East

Assy
rian

Assyrians have practiced two religions


throughout their history: Ashurism
and Christianity . Ashurism was, of
course, the first religion of the
Assyrians. Indeed, Assyrians were the
first nation to accept Christianity, and
the Assyrian Church was founded in
33 A.D. by Thomas, Bortholemew and
Thaddeus.

Assyri
an
Langu

Assyrians have used two


languages throughout their
history:

1.Ancient
Assyrian
2.Modern

Histor
y of

It is convenient to divide Assyrian


history into six periods:
1.Emergence : Beginnings To
2400 B.C.
2.First Golden Age : 2400 B.C.
to 612 B.C.
3.First Dark Age : 612 B.C. to 33
A.D.

4. Second Golden Age: 33 A.D.


to 1300 A.D.
5. Second Dark Age : 1300 A.D.
to 1918 A.D.
6. Diaspora : 1918 A.D. To The
Present

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