OTHER SCRIPTS: Ασσυρια (Ancient Greek)
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.
VARIANT: Syria (Ancient Greek) OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ashur, 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