lunes, 5 de octubre de 2009

Assyria´s Contributions..

Assyrian Contributions: inventions for war

It is said that in the past, the Assyrians were people that were constantly being attacked in their own territory.

As a method of defense, they had to come up with a number of inventions that would help them overcome the attacks of nearby civilizations.

That is how they become skilled warriors. Among their inventions, we have the following:

: is a machine used to break open fortification walls or doors.

is a projectile weapon typically used to throw a blunt projectile such as a stone.

HELMETS AND ARMOR: protective covering used to prevent damage from being inflicted.

The above inventions suggest that the Assyrians were devoted to the art of war. Their contributions have had a great influence in our modern civilizations, due to the fact that many of the equipments used to fight in war nowadays, have their bases on the Assyrian inventions.

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