Assyrian Empire

Assyria is located in the northern part of Mesopotamia, which represents most parts of modern Iraq and contains four main capitals, namely, the city of Assyria, Nineveh, the city of Calah (Nimrud) and Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad).

The Assyrian Empire began as a major regional power in Mesopotamia in the second millennium BC, but later grew in size and status in the first millennium BC under a series of powerful rulers, to become one of the oldest empires in the world not to mention the urban development, construction of palaces and temples  The library of Ashurbanipal and other public arts that made civilization in its best time.