Discover the mighty kingdom of Assyria, which came to be the world’s first great empire three thousand years ago. From the 9th to the 7th centuries BC, during the imperial phase of Assyria’s long history, modern day northern Iraq was the central region of a state reaching from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf, and incorporating what is now Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, as well as half of Israel, and wide parts of south-eastern Turkey, and Western Iran.
Organising an Empire: The Assyrian WayLudwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introducing Ancient Assyria
Meet the CEO: The Assyrian King
A Visit to the Head Office: The Royal Capital and Court
Regional Managers: Outsourcing Power
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TOP REVIEWS FROM ORGANISING AN EMPIRE: THE ASSYRIAN WAY
A great course that I enjoyed ! It expanded my knowledge of Assyrian history and allowed me to develop a interest for ancient Assyrian history. I highly recommend it!
As others have written a very good course good set of lecturers. One of the more informative and well presented of the courses on offer here and a good start to farther study.
Thanks to Dr. Radner who has put together an amazing course on the Neo-Assyrian Empire. Her enthusiasm is contagious . I feel I learned a lot in the course.
This is such an amazing course! Prof.Radner has done an excellent job at presenting topics and organizing materials. Highly recommend this course to anyone who's interested in ancient civilizations.
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