Ashur

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. II.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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