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About Assyrian Voice Assyrian Voice (@assyrianvoice) | Twitter Who are the Assyrians? Salome
Welcome! Assyrian Voice was founded in April 1999, as a way to help the Assyrian community collaborate and communicate, as well as to tell the world about who Assyrians are. In the years and decades since, things have changed a lot and this website has become a household name in the Assyrian virtual world. We have been visited some 6+ million times, from people all over the world. Click to read more.. , or enter our popular FORUMS Simply put, the modern-day Assyrians are Semitic people, and the direct descendants of the ancient Assyrian and Babylonian people, including their predecessors the Akkadians and Sumerians, and have a history spanning over 6770 years.  Assyrians are considered the indigenous and native people of Iraq . Click to learn more...

Assyrian continuity from antiquity to present day. Assyrian continuity after the fall of the empire:612 BC-1900 AD

The Assyrian empire fell almost 3,000 years ago, and some may find it hard to believe that Assyrians not only survived the fall of their empire but continue to exist till this day, scattered near their former ancestral land, and all around the world. In addition to the cultural, linguistic, and genetic, there is mounting scientific evidence to prove that Assyrians of today are the direct descendants of the ancient Assyrians.

Click here to read our series about Assyrian continuity pot 612 C, with hundreds of historical sources