Flashcards in 16 a history Deck (7):
what king made the assyrian empire the largest empire the world had yet seen?
what countries did the assyrian king ashurbanipal conquer?
egypt, canaan, babylon, etc.
what did ashurbanipal like to do for fun?
he hunted lions with bows and arrows
what kind of shields did the assyrians use?
basket shields tied together with leather strips
how did the assyrian soldiers break through the walls of the cities they invaded?
they built ramps out of dirt, and pushed wooden towers on wheels up the ramps
did the people in the assyrian empire like their king?
no...they hated him for his cruelty