Assur



the god of war and supreme national god of Assyria.
Historical Examples

On the north-east and east, however, the ancient heritage of Assur lay open to direct and swift attack.
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 8 (of 12) G. Maspero

This was Assur, the divine impersonation of the state and empire.
Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce

Portia.Thyself shalt see the act: For, as thou urgest justice, be Assur’d Thou shalt have justice, more than thou desirest.
The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 Ministry of Education

His goods, his spoil, I carried off; to my city of Assur I brought (them).
Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce

Assur, it would seem, was a shrine long before Assyria went out of Babylon and builded Nineveh.
The Cradle of Mankind W.A. Wigram

Arsaces then fights and kills Assur, ascends the throne and weds Azema.
The Complete Opera Book Gustav Kobb

Assur, whose ruins are now called Kalah Sherghat, did not always remain the capital of Assyria.
Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce

I am not the first Glass, by a thousand, that has Assur’d you of this.
The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume VI Aphra Behn

And be Assur’d after all there is nothing they can tell you that is worth your knowing.
The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume VI Aphra Behn

Not to believe in Assur was a crime, since Assur represented Assyria.
A Primer of Assyriology Archibald Henry Sayce

noun
the supreme national god of the ancient Assyrians, chiefly a war god, whose symbol was an archer within a winged disc
one of the chief cities of ancient Assyria, on the River Tigris about 100 km (60 miles) downstream from the present-day city of Mosul

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