meaning of asur

asur meaning in General Dictionary

an old Assyrian city on the Tigris and old-fashioned money of Assyria; in order to the south regarding the modern city of Mosul in Iraq

Sentence Examples with the word asur

When Erik Blood-axe, son of Harold Haarfager, visited Bjarmaland in 922, he found Gunhild, daughter of Asur Tote, living among the Lapps, to whom she had been sent by her father for the purpose of being trained in witchcraft; and Ivan the Terrible of Russia sent for magicians from Lapland to explain the cause of the appearance of a comet.

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