The Rise of New Empires. Chapter 2 Section 4. The Assyrian Empire. The Assyrians came from the northern part of Mesopotamia . The Assyrian Empire would eventually include Iran, sections of Asia Minor, Syria, Israel and Egypt. The Assyrian Empire. The Assyrian Empire.
Chapter 2 Section 4
The attack on Nineveh by the Medes and the Chaldeans ended the Assyrian Empire.
Artist’s rendition of the Hanging Gardens
The Ishtar Gate one of eight city gates
Darius I organized the Persian Empire
The Royal Road ran from Susa to Sardis
a distance of 1,400 Kilometers.
“Xerxes at the Hellespont”, by Jean Adrien Guignet