The First Empires. Chapter 1 Section 3. The Assyrian Empire. 1,000 years after Hammurabi, the Assyrian Empire rose to power The Assyrians built a strong army The Assyrians began taking over the rest of Mesopotamia. The Assyrian Army. The Assyrians had the strongest army of the time:
Chapter 1 Section 3
opportunity to rebel.
An Assyrian tablet, which tells a story
605 B.C. – 562 B.C (only 43 years)