Ashur



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a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

“On February 2, 1998, we went to the hospital because Ashur had a fever and a cough,” she says.
Libya’s HIV-infected Babies Mike Elkin March 9, 2011

That could be a death sentence for Saltani: she herself contracted HIV from breastfeeding Ashur.
Libya’s HIV-infected Babies Mike Elkin March 9, 2011

Historical Examples

For such an offence there is a fitting punishment, never yet remitted amongst the sons of Ashur.
Sarchedon G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville

Hence we have only ‘great gods,’ and no minor deities, in the train of Ashur.
The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow

Ashur is the giver of crown and sceptre, and the kings of Assyria are the patesis of the god, his lieutenants.
The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow

Temples are erected to her in the city of Ashur, in Nineveh and Arbela.
The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow

The fact also that Ashur’s popular symbol was the movable standard was no doubt a reason why so few temples were erected to him.
The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow

With the help of Ashur and Marduk their troops are victorious.
The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow

Ashurnasirbal makes mention of a sanctuary erected to the honor of Ea in Ashur.
The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow

Ashur, who permits the king to grow old, and protects the troops.
The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow

noun
a variant spelling of Assur

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