What Assyrian ruler established the library?

What Assyrian ruler established the library?


What was found in the library of Nineveh?

When archaeologists discovered the library at Nineveh in the 1850s, they found over 30,000 clay tablets written in cuneiform with different stories, histories, magical texts, letters, medical texts, government documents and fragments of documents.

Why was the library of Ashurbanipal important?

Ashurbanipal's Library gives modern historians information regarding people of the ancient Near East. ... Wells calls the library "the most precious source of historical material in the world." The materials were found in the archaeological site of Kouyunjik (ancient Nineveh, capital of Assyria) in northern Mesopotamia.

WHO established a huge library at Nineveh?


Who built the first library in the world?

Library of Ashurbanipal

What is the world's oldest library?

Al-Qarawiyyin library

What is the oldest digital library in the world?

Project Gutenberg

What was the most famous library in ancient times?

The Great Library of Alexandria

Which library has the most books in the world?

The Library of Congress

Where is the greatest library in the world?

Washington, D.C.

What were doctors called in ancient Rome?

Many doctors were called Asclepiades or Hippocrates. In Rome, these names were associated with Asclepius and with the great Hippocrates of Cos and can therefore be regarded as professional names, which fathers (who were doctors themselves) gave their sons because they were expected to continue this profession.

What did Romans invent that we still use today?

They did invent underfloor heating, concrete and the calendar that our modern calendar is based on. ... Concrete played an important part in Roman building, helping them construct structures like aqueducts that included arches.

What were doctors called in the old days?

The word for "doctor" in Old English is læce, i.e. "leech". It was in use at least as early as 900 AD, according to the OED, and persisted into the modern age, although by then it had become largely pejorative.

What was Rome's motto?

Roma invicta

What is SPQR stand for?

Senatus Populusque Romanus

Did ancient Rome have a flag?

No, they didn't have a "flag" and a "national anthem" as we conceive them today. However, we could say they had a "proto-flag" and a "proto-anthem". These "proto-flags" were the statues of eagles and the vexilla which adorned the Roman cities and marched together with the Roman legions.

Did Roman soldiers have tattoos?

Roman soldiers were tattooed with permanent dots—the mark of SPQR, or Senatus Populusque Romanus—and used as a means of identification and membership in a certain unit. The Greek word Stizein meant tattoo, and it evolved into the Latin word Stigma meaning a mark or brand.

How tall was a Roman soldier?

Most scholars agree that the height of a soldier would range from about 165cm to about 175cm, making the average height at around 170 cm or 5'7". National Geographic had an article on the Roman soldiers about 40 years ago that said the average height was 5'10″.

Did Romans really say strength and honor?

Yes. 'Strength and honour' was definitely said by the Roman soldiers as it was one of their war-cries (Please see my answer about Roman war-cries for the reference).

What was Rome's greatest defeat?

Battle of the Teutoburg Forest

Did the Romans lose a legion in Scotland?

It was stationed in Britain following the Roman invasion in 43 AD. The legion disappears from surviving Roman records after c. AD 120 and there is no extant account of what happened to it....
Legio IX Hispana
Nickname(s)The Lost Legion