Assyria was a Northern Mesopotamian kingdom known for its ... The Assyrian
army was the first to use iron in its weapons.
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, ...
Kids learn about the history of the Assyrian Army and warriors of Ancient
Mesopotamia. They used chariots, cavalry, siege equipment, and iron weapons.
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.
Aug 11, 2014 ... Assyria began as a small trading community centered at the city of Ashur ... iron
weapons, advanced engineering skills, effective tactics, and, ...
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 ...
Iron swords, lances and armor strengthened the Assyrian army because iron
weapons were stronger than the bronze weapons used by other civilizations of
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.
The Power and the Gory. Assyrian weapons. They wielded swords, scepters,
axes, pikes, blades, daggers, and spears. The Assyrians didn't mess around.