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Hezekiah
Hezekiah
Hezekiah To rule you must lead, that is the way of life. You cannot be a king without being a leader. To govern people you must aim them in a direction desired. Hopefully you’re as good as Hezekiah; hopefully you’re good enough to be remembered as having hegemony (leadership over leaders). To find an example of leadership we go back to the Old Testament and see David the powerful, Saul the faithless, and Solomon, the kings of recognition. There are many to yet be discovered as showing the model
Gargoyles and the Lamassu
Gargoyles and the Lamassu
Gargoyles and the Lamassu Since the beginning of human imagination, we have fabricated the idea of power through imaginative creatures for protection. The origin of this idea dates back before the death of Christ with “bas” relief animals attached to gate walls. During the Assyrian Era, Lamassu’s guarded the gates of Sargon II, and were depicted as a winged human-headed bulls. The High relief creature were situated at adjacent sides of the gate at Khorsabad and served as a guardian to the King
Sargon of Akkad
Sargon of Akkad
Sargon of Akkad At about 2300 B.C. an empire stretched from the Mediterranean Sea, past the Tigris and Euphrates River, and all the way to the Persian Gulfwas founded. This empire was know as the Akkadian Empire. And the most powerful of the Semitic kings was a man named King Sargon. The Akkadians, a group of people who lived, also in Mesopotamia, had conquered the Sumerians. The Akkadians spoke a Semitic language very closely related the modern language of Arabic and Hebrew, unlike the Sumerian
Castles
Castles
Castles Castles remind us of a time that was full of adventure and romance. Castles remind us of a time in history in which there was a lack of government and order. Although there was not mass confusion and anarchy, there was less order. Castles were the basis of feudalism. Castles can be seen as a manifestation of feudal society. Feudalism started with the rise of castles and ended with their end. The castle set the tone as the only homestead that nobility would live in during this time. Castl
The Assyrians
The Assyrians
The Assyrians There are different periods of the Assyrian empire. The first was called the Old Assyrian period which lasted from 2000-1550 BC. Then there was the Middle Assyrian period which lasted from 1550-1200 BC. The last was the Neo-Assyrian period which lasted from 1200-600 BC. The final phase of the Neo-Assyrian period is called the Assyrian Empire. The Old and Middle Assyrian periods ( 2000 - 1200 BC ) The name Ashur was used by the Assyrians to designate not only their country, but also
The Development of Ancient Systems of Writing in Iraq and Egypt
The Development of Ancient Systems of Writing in Iraq and Egypt
The Development of Ancient Systems of Writing in Iraq and Egypt Ancient systems of writing in the Middle East arose when people needed a method for remembering important information. In both Ancient Iraq and Ancient Egypt each of the stages of writing, from pictograms to ideograms to phonetograms, evolved as a response to the need to express more complex ideas. Satisfaction of this need gave us the two most famous forms of ancient writing, cuneiform from ancient Iraq, and hieroglyphics from anci