The Babylonian Chaldaeans’ antiquity, according to Diodorus Siculus

But to us it seems not inappropriate to speak briefly of the Chaldaeans of Babylon and of their antiquity, that we may omit nothing which is worthy of record. Continue reading “The Babylonian Chaldaeans’ antiquity, according to Diodorus Siculus”

From Ninus and Semiramis to Sardanapallus: The 1,300 years ancient Assyrian Empire

In the earliest age, then, the kings of Asia were native-born, and in connection with them no memory is preserved of either a notable deed or a personal name. The first to be handed down by tradition to history and memory for us as one who achieved great deeds is Ninus, king of the Assyrians, and of him we shall now endeavour to give a detailed account. Continue reading “From Ninus and Semiramis to Sardanapallus: The 1,300 years ancient Assyrian Empire”

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