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Ashur

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The highest god of the Assyrians. It had the head of an eagle and four wings, but the body of a man.

Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh.”—Gen. x. 11.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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