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Assyrian Achievements

What were some achievements of the Assyrians?

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The Assyrians had many achievements. One of them was that their empire rose a couple of times after being defeated. Their empire covered a good deal of land, especially in the Middle East. They also had control over Egypt.

The Assyrians were known for their fighting. They were skilled at using chariots. They also developed iron weapons. This gave them an advantage over their rivals who used copper or tin weapons.

Another achievement of the Assyrians was the development of a famous library at Nineveh by King Ashurbanipal. Many famous historical documents were in this library. Because some of the documents in this library have been...

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