Ashur

Definitions

  • Ashur-natsir-pal in Chariot
    Ashur-natsir-pal in Chariot
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ashur an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria; just to the south of the modern city of Mosul in Iraq
    • n Ashur chief god of the Assyrians; god of military prowess and empire; identified with Babylonian Anshar
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Usage

In literature:

In England, at any rate, there are no widows of Ashur.
"The Red Planet" by William J. Locke
Ashur-uballit, king of Ashur, once wrote intimating to Akhenaton that he was gifting him horses and chariots and a jewel seal.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
I ashure you, the lass that gets young Alek 'ill no want for providin'.
"My Man Sandy" by J. B. Salmond
Some days previous to the feast, the 'Ashur Khana (literally, ten-day house) is prepared.
"The Faith of Islam" by Edward Sell
Ashur gives way under the glorious reign of Ashurnasirbal to Calah, which becomes the capitol in the year 880 B.C.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
The great gods, Ea, Bel, Sin, Shamash, Marduk, Ishtar, Ashur, preside over all human interests.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
Ashur Wright for many years a resident among the Senecas, and familiar with their language and customs.
"The Position of Woman in Primitive Society" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
Ashur-bani-pal was the last great monarch of Assyria.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Faba, the ancient Aphek, not far from Tyre, in the territory of the ancient tribe of Ashur.
"Secret Societies of the Middle Ages" by Thomas Keightley
You have been clamoring for Ashur, and now Ashur has come.
"Jeremiah" by Stefan Zweig
Marduk appears in this inscription as the principal deity of Babylon, holding the place that Ashur does on the monuments of Nineveh.
"Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon" by Austen H. Layard
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In news:

Depending on how negotiations go over the next few days, the next phase of young Ashur Tolliver's baseball career could begin as early as next week.
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