Assyriology [uh-seer-ee-ol-uh-jee] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- the study of the history, language, etc., of the ancient Assyrians.
Origin of Assyriology First recorded in 1820–30; Assyri(a) + -o- + -logy Related formsAs·syr·i·o·log·i·cal [uh-seer-ee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /əˌsɪər i əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveAs·syr·i·ol·o·gist, noun Examples from the Web for assyriology Historical Examples of assyriology
We owe to Assyriology his restoration to his proper place in the annals of mankind.
F. W. Farrar
Assyriology leads me to mention M. and Mme. Dieulafoy, well known for their excavations at Suse, and their books.
One who was to perform yeoman service for Assyriology now entered the field.
They form a connecting link between Egyptology and Assyriology, and bring forth their relation with Palestine.
S. G. Ayres
Sometimes, daddy dear, you show a wonderful understanding of things that have nothing to do with Assyriology.
British Dictionary definitions for assyriology Assyriology noun
- the study of the culture, history, and archaeological remains of ancient Assyria
Derived FormsAssyriologist, noun Word Origin and History for assyriology Assyriology n.