Assyrian Empire
The Assyrian Empire
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
As-syʹ-ria, a country and an empire of Western Asia.1. The country of Assyria lay chiefly along the eastern or left bank of the Tigris, and in the earliest times was confined, most probably, to a small tract of low-lying land. It derived its name from the progenitor of the aboriginal inhabitants, Asshur,