Patrick Glenn, Legal Traditions of the World.
Cabinet President list Prime Minister. In ancient times, Akkadian -speaking Assyrians have existed in what is now Syria, Jordan, Israel and Lebanon, among other modern countries, due to the sprawl of the Neo-Assyrian empire in the region. As non-Islamic proselytising was punishable by death under Sharia , the Assyrians were forced into preaching in Transoxiana , Central Asia , India , Mongolia and China where they established numerous churches. Assyrian music is a combination of traditional folk music and western contemporary music genres, namely pop and soft rock , but also electronic dance music. The conical hats of traditional Assyrian dress have changed little over millennia from those worn in ancient Mesopotamia, and until the 19th and early 20th centuries the ancient Mesopotamian tradition of braiding or platting of hair, beards and moustaches was still commonplace. Six such provinces were instituted in Subsequently, all Assyrians, like with the rest of the ethnicities living in the former Aq Qoyunlu territories, fell into Safavid hands from and on.