Assyriology

[əˌsɪrɪ'ɒlədʒɪ]
noun the study of the language, history, and antiquities of ancient Assyria.
Derivatives
Assyriological adjective
Assyriologist noun

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  • Assyriology — As*syr i*ol o*gy, n. [Assyria + logy.] The science or study of the antiquities, language, etc., of ancient Assyria. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assyriology — 1846, from ASSYRIA (Cf. Assyria) + OLOGY (Cf. ology). Related: Assyriologist …   Etymology dictionary

  • Assyriology — [ə sir΄ē äl′ə jē] n. the study of the civilization of ancient Assyria Assyriologist n …   English World dictionary

  • Assyriology — Ancient Mesopotamia Euphrates · Tigris Sumer Eridu · Kish · Uruk · …   Wikipedia

  • Assyriology —    The archaeological and historical study of ancient Mesopotamia. The reference to Assyria in this term reflects the fact that most of the earliest scholars in the field spent their careers unearthing Assyrian ruins. However, Assyriology came to …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • Assyriology — noun Date: 1828 the science or study of the history, language, and antiquities of ancient Assyria and Babylonia • Assyriological adjective • Assyriologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Assyriology — Assyriological /euh sear ee euh loj i keuhl/, adj. Assyriologist, n. /euh sear ee ol euh jee/, n. the study of the history, language, etc., of the ancient Assyrians. [1820 30; ASSYRI(A) + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • assyriology — noun The study of the ancient Assyrian language and culture. See Also: assyriologist …   Wiktionary

  • ASSYRIOLOGY —    the study of the monuments of Assyria, chiefly in a Biblical interest …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • assyriology — as·syr·i·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

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