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Assyriology

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noun As·syr·i·ol·o·gy \ə-ˌsir-ē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of Assyriology

  1. :  the science or study of the history, language, and antiquities of ancient Assyria and Babylonia

Assyriological

play \-ˌsir-ē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

Assyriologist

play \-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun


1828

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1828


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