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ScriptsΑσσυρια Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

From Greek Ασσυρια (Assyria), derived from Akkadian Ashurayu, itself from the name of the empire's capital city ASHUR. This was the name of an ancient Mesopotamian kingdom and empire.
VariantSyria Ancient Greek
Other Languages & CulturesAshur, Ashurayu Akkadian Ashur, Suriya Arabic Assyrie, Syrie French Syrien German Suryah Hebrew Assiria, Siria Italian Ashur Persian Syria Polish Siria Spanish Suriye Turkish
Entry added July 11, 2018   Contribute