The premise of this question, namely that Assyria was defeated by the Persians and/or Medes is incorrect. The Assyrian Empire was only ever defeated by the Babylonian Empire. These defeats were brought about by internal strife within the Assyrian Kingdom. READ MORE
Because it was Old.
Ancient Assyria was one of the first greatinternational empires. Although art and agricultural was widelyspread into the civilization, the art of war was the most studiedthrough the land.
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For creating their empire, yes. If you can militarily subdue all ofyour enemies and annex their territories, it is very easy to createan empire. However, because of the method of this expansion, theempire is very fragile and prone to rebellion, READ MORE
Yes! The Assyrians loved to fight! They ended up being conquered when they were too weak because they fought so much.
Strength in numbers.
Human-headed winged bulls were protective genies called shedu orlamassu, and were placed as guardians at certain gates or doorwaysof the city and the palace. Symbols combining man, bull, and bird,they offered protection against enemies.