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    Neo Assyrian Empire

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    The first major empire in Southwest Asia was the Neo-Assyrian Empire (911-612 BCE). They were the successor to the old and middle Assyrian States of the Second millennium. The Neo-Assyrian State revealed the raw military side of imperial rule which was constant and harsh warfare, brutal exploitation of, and an ideology that glorified imperial masters and justified the subjugation and harsh treatment of subjects. Neo-Assyrian rulers had ambitions beyond governing their own people they also wanted to subordinate people in distant lands and control their resources, trading cities, and trade routes. The Assyrians had several advantages, first their armies of well-trained, disciplined and professional troops led by officers who rose by merit not birth. They perfected the combined deployment…

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    The Neo-Assyrian Empire

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    The Neo-Assyrian Empire and Present Day ISIS: History Appears to Repeat Itself The Neo-Assyrian Empire lasted from 911 to 612 B.C.E., while ISIS is still in power today. Though these two Semitic governments are far apart in regards to time, they are eerily similar in their actions, strategies, and the makeup of their civilization. Northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey was where the Assyrian Empire encompassed, and ISIS is based in the Islamic state of Iraq and Greater Syria, with the largest…

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    Assyrian Art Analysis

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    Innumerable works of art found in any of the myriad ancient artistic eras have specific purposes and are created with methods common in their particular setting. Many works dated to the period of Assyrian art (1363-612 BCE) share similar patterns of stylistic execution and representative meaning. The Relief of a Winged Divinity, an Assyrian artwork found in the throne room of the Northwest Palace of King Ashurnasirpal II in Nimrud, Iraq, presents a shallowly carved, highly detailed figure,…

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    The Assyrian kings, who governed many societies and realms, were leaders of inflexible publicity to enhance their lands, which they conveyed through drawings and in inscribing. The kings custom-built relief sculptures that praise the authority and leaders. In the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in section 401, there lies the Assyrian Reliefs, which reconstructs the palace rooms of Ashuranasirpal II at Nimrud. Initially radiantly dyed, they once beautified the vast palace of the great Assyrian kings…

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    Striding lion from Near East, Mesopotamia, Babylon, Iraq. Neo-Babylonian Period, 604-561 BCE. The striding lion with an open mouth was lined the Processional Way to the Temple of Marduk from Ishtar Gate at Babylon. The size is 41 3/4 in. by 91 5/16 in. Glazed bricks. The striding lion is a symbol of Ishtar, the goddess of Love and War. All 120 lions were protecters of Babylon and at the same time were leading the way from Ishtar Gate to the Marduk Temple. Neo-Babylonian used animals as symbols…

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    Neo Assyrianan Empires

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    and recent empires such as the Neo-Assyrian, Persian, and the Zhou. Technological changes allowed communities to structure themselves, especially the communities devastated by the drought. Pack Camels, seaworthy vessels and iron tools for cultivation facilitated the rise of these empires. The final development driving change during this time were innovations in military and administrative control. For example, the Neo-Assyrian Empire made subject peoples send tribute in the form of grains,…

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    Assyrian Manes Analysis

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    First and foremost in taking this systematic approach, our eyes gravitate towards the rounded Assyrian crown being worn on its head, calling to mind some connotations of high regality. The “hairpiece” falls in layers of sorts, extended down around the ear(s) and encompassing the back of the head and neck. The hair itself slides out naturally, forming in dreaded, distinct, almost “curled” ends, which come together in reaching the shoulder(s); prominent and imposing, as Assyrian manes were usually…

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    Although in Nozick 's example, individuals start outside the machine, those in The Matrix, like Neo, begin life in the Matrix. Neo 's subsequent choice to unplug from the Matrix to confront the real world would go against status quo bias and aversion loss, which, I suggest, explains why The Matrix 's narrative revolves around sinister machine rulers, who treat humans as mere batteries, and aim…

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    off by introducing Siddhartha 's struggle; "Siddhartha had begun to feel the seeds of discontent within in him... He had begun to suspect that that his worthy father and his other teachers, the wise Brahmins, had already passed on to him the bulk and best of their knowledge" (Hesse 5). Similarly, Neo, the main character in the Wachowskis ' The Matrix, feels a similar discontentment with his world, even though he is incredibly intelligent. Siddhartha is a successful scholar and Thomas Anderson is…

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    Film Analysis: The Matrix

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    Now let's look at Neo, the supposed One throughout the movies. The lore states that the One was born in the Matrix, but Neo wasn't... He was born in one of those pod thingies. So, that's point one for not Neo. It is also stated that the One can alter the fabric of the Matrix. Sure, Neo can bend spoons and do some Kung-fu…

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