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Assyria was a Northern Mesopotamian kingdom known for its ... The Assyrian army was the first to use iron in its weapons.

What Kinds of Weapons Did the Ancient Assyrians Use? | The ...


At its height between the 9th and 7th centuries B.C., the Assyrian army was a ruthlessly efficient fighting machine. Located in the north of modern-day Iraq, ...

Ancient Mesopotamia: Assyrian Army and Warriors - Ducksters


Kids learn about the history of the Assyrian Army and warriors of Ancient Mesopotamia. They used chariots, cavalry, siege equipment, and iron weapons.

Iron and Empire: The Rise of Assyria | Weapons and Warfare


Feb 29, 2016 ... 721–705 bce), the Assyrian army was a combined-arms fighting force of ... steppes gave the Assyrians a new weapon system, the cavalryman.

Assyrian Warfare - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Aug 11, 2014 ... Assyria began as a small trading community centered at the city of Ashur ... iron weapons, advanced engineering skills, effective tactics, and, ...

10 Incredible Things You Should Know About The Assyrian Army


Feb 24, 2016 ... The Assyrians were the first to make extensive use of iron weaponry [and] not only were iron weapons superior to bronze, but could be ...



Weapons included chariots (Assyrians), swords, maces and spears made from iron and bronze, and siegecraft. Books: Sumerian Dictionary of the University ...

The Assyrians - Mesopotamia - mrdowling.com


Iron swords, lances and armor strengthened the Assyrian army because iron weapons were stronger than the bronze weapons used by other civilizations of that ...

Assyrian Empire - Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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The Assyrian Empire itself existed from 1235BC to 606 BC, but their culture ... the period used to create anything from household appliances to weapons of war.

Assyrians: Cavalry and Conquests [ushistory.org]


The Power and the Gory. Assyrian weapons. They wielded swords, scepters, axes, pikes, blades, daggers, and spears. The Assyrians didn't mess around.