I'm still trying to figure out what, if any, connection there is between Syria and Assyria.
Since the word Assyria CONTAINS the word Syria, it seems logical to me that there would be SOME kind of connection.
From what I understand, at one time, Syria and Assyria co-existed, but now there still is a country called Syria, but no longer a country called Assyria.
I've read that a large proportion of the population of Syria is Arab, with a section of the country
Updated Nov 5th 2011 at 09:50 AM by gringo300