Ashur

Ashur
noun Etymology: Akkadian Ashūr Date: 1589 the chief deity of the Assyrians

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  • Ashur — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Assur (mitología). Ashur es un personaje ficticio. Dentro del juego de rol Vampiro: La Mascarada, es el antediluviano y fundador del clan Capadocio, o clan de la muerte. También …   Wikipedia Español

  • ASHUR — fil. Esrom, filii Phatez, ex Abia uxore 1. Paral. c. 2. v. 24. Pater item Thecue. 1. Paral. c. 4. v. 5. Latine denigratus, sive ignis libertatis, vel albedinis, aut foraminis …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Ashur — Ashur1 [ä′shoor΄] n. [Akkadian] Assyr. Myth. the chief deity, god of war and empire Ashur2 [ä′shoor΄] 1. ancient Sumerian city on the upper Tigris River in what is now N Iraq: the original capital of Assyria 2. orig. name for ASSYRIA …   English World dictionary

  • Ashur — /ah shoor/ for 1; /ash euhr/ for 2, n. 1. Assur. 2. a male given name. * * * Ancient religious capital of Assyria. It is located on the Tigris River, 60 mi (97 km) south of Mosul, Iraq. The name Ashur was applied to the city, to Assyria itself,… …   Universalium

  • Ashur —    1) (capital)    Long the capital and one of the chief cities of the Assyrian Empire as well as the root word for the terms Assyria and Assyrian. Located on the west bank of the Tigris River, about 60 miles (97 km) south of the modern Iraqi… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • Ashur — For other uses, see Ashur (disambiguation). Ashur (Hebrew: אַשּׁוּר‎; often also transliterated as Asshur to reflect the pointing of Hebrew letter ש (Shin) in the Masoretic text, which doubles the ש ), was the second son of Shem, the son of Noah …   Wikipedia

  • Ashur — Der alte Orient um 1220 v. Chr. Das assyrische Reich existierte etwa 1.000 Jahre, vom 18. Jahrhundert v. Chr. bis zu seiner Vernichtung um 609 v. Chr. Es ist von der Forschung in drei Perioden eingeteilt worden: das alt , mittel und neuassyrische …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ashur — Assur (ville) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Assur. Assur est une ancienne ville, capitale de l Assyrie jusqu en 879 av. J. C., située sur la rive droite du Tigre. Ses ruines se trouvent actuellement à Qalaat Shergat. En 2003, l UNESCO a… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ashur — noun a) the head of the Assyrian pantheon, later identified with Anshar b) the city of Assur …   Wiktionary

  • Ashur — A•shur [[t]ˈɑ ʃʊər[/t]] n. ear Assur …   From formal English to slang

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