Sentence Examples

  • In the reign of Hezekiah, the kingdom of Judah became tributary to the Assyrians, who attempted the capture of Jerusalem.
  • The siege failed and the Assyrians retired.
  • Divination through the liver remained in force among the Assyrians and Babylonians down to the end of the Babylonian Empire.
  • These people themselves seem to have joined a revolt against the Assyrians, which was soon quelled.
  • The Persians are not mentioned in history before the time of Cyrus; the attempt to identify them with the Parsua, a district in the Zagros chains south of Lake Urmia, often mentioned by the Assyrians, is not tenable.