Babylonian

Babylonian may refer to:

  • Babylon, a Semitic Akkadian city-state of ancient Mesopotamia founded in 1894 BC
  • Babylonia, an ancient Akkadian-speaking Semitic nation state and cultural region based in central-southern Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq)
  • Babylonian language, a dialect of the Akkadian language
  • See also

  • Babylonian calendar
  • The Babylonian captivity or Babylonian exile, a period in Jewish history
  • Babylonian Jews - Jews of the area of modern-day Iraq and north Syria
  • Babylonian literature
  • Babylonian mathematics, also known as Assyro-Babylonian mathematics
  • Babylonian religion
  • First Babylonian Dynasty, the first dynasty of Babylonia
  • Neo-Babylonian Empire (539–626 BC)

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    A Babylonian Tower: Marc Hollander's Favourite Music

    The Quietus 17 Jun 2020
    For the rest of the time it sounds like I'm speaking to someone on a remote, windblown seashore ... "we wanna go much higher, we want to build you Babylonian tower" they sang, in reference to the biblical myth of a human society speaking a common tongue before being plunged into confusion by a typically OTT Old Testament God....
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    Babylonian Twins Platformer

    ZDNet 24 May 2020
    Google's staff pick in 2011What happens when you combine Prince of Persia and the Lost Vikings in one game? An instant classic and... ....
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    New Year Celebrations: Babylonian & Roman Beginnings

    Valley City Times Record 31 Dec 2019
    The earliest recorded New Year festivities date back to ancient Babylon, around 4,000 years ago, with their celebration in late March. The first new moon following the Spring Equinox welcomed the new year ... ....
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    3,000-Year-Old Babylonian Tablet Telling Story of Noah's Ark Is "Earliest Ever Example" Of Fake News, Scholar Claims

    Newsweek 26 Nov 2019
    Riddles uttered by a "trickster god" and enshrined in Ancient Babylonian text been described as possibly the "earliest ever example of fake news" by a researcher at the University of Cambridge in the U.K.....
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    First fake news inspired Noah to build his ark in original Babylonian story, says Cambridge academic

    The Daily Telegraph 26 Nov 2019
    One of the earliest examples of fake news has been found by a Cambridge academic in a 3,000-year old clay tablet telling the Babylonian story of Noah and the Ark. Cambridge University researcher Dr Martin Worthington has discovered that the words of the Babylonian god ......
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    Babylonian god used 'fake news' to trick Noah into building his Ark, claims new translation ...

    The Daily Mail 26 Nov 2019
    A Babylonian retelling of Noah and the Ark on a 3,000-year-old clay tablet could be one of the oldest example of fake news, says a Cambridge academic ... The 11th tablet of Gilgamesh, dating back to 700BC and giving the Babylonian account of the flood in cuneiform ... Babylonian stone looted during the Iraq War is returned......
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    Kanye West created an opera based on a Babylonian king who enslaved Jews

    The Jerusalem Post 23 Nov 2019
    According to a news release, the opera, titled “Nebuchadnezzar,” is “based on the biblical story of the Babylonian King from the Book of Daniel” and “recounts Nebuchadnezzar’s transition from wicked, imperious, self-declared ruler to a true believer who finds salvation in his faith.”....
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    Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

    National Public Radio 16 Nov 2019
    Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who recreated them. (Image credit. Klaus Wagensonner/Yale Babylonian Collection) .......
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    Ancient babylonian 'omens' reveal timing of an extraordinary solar storm that’s mentioned in the Bible

    Russia Today 19 Oct 2019
    As long as humans have walked the Earth they have looked to the sky for signs of things to come. Ancient Assyrian sky gazers even carved their findings on tablets which have now revealed when a major solar storm hit the planet ... Also on rt.com Major magnetic storm may displace satellites from orbit & hamper GPS navigation – scientists....
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    'We want the Babylonian Palace of Tiglath-Pileser!': new book reveals Boris Johnson's thwarted vision for ...

    The Art Newspaper 26 Sep 2019
    Coleridge’s book, The Glossy Years, is published today. He is also the chairman of Condé Nast Britain ... Johnson later summoned Coleridge to City Hall for a briefing ... We want the Babylonian Palace of Tiglath-Pileser! That’s what we’re after, Nick ... There wasn’t a trace of a Corinthian column or Babylonian frieze in the whole scheme, but it has impact.” ... ....
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