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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    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.....

    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 ......

    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......

    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.”....

    Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

    TheNewsHOOK 16 Nov 2019
    Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians. Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes .......

    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 Major magnetic storm may displace satellites from orbit & hamper GPS navigation – scientists....

    '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.” ... ....

    UNC Charlotte Team Discovers Evidence of the Babylonian Conquest of Jerusalem

    The Algemeiner 19 Aug 2019
    the first was a trench dug to defend against the Crusaders in 1099 while the second, much older, find was evidence of the Babylonian siege of Jerusalem in 587/586 BCE ... The discovery of the Babylonian siege, which ended with the destruction of the First Temple was announced later, on the day when Jews mourn the destruction of both Temples....

    Archaeological Discovery Proves Biblical Plot That Jerusalem Was Invaded by Babylonians

    Sputnik 18 Aug 2019
    King Nebuchadnezzar’s capture of Jerusalem is one of the most violent Biblical tales. The legendary siege and invasion are said to have resulted in the destruction of Solomon’s Temple and the captivity of the Israelites. Recently uncovered evidence suggests that this was not a fictional story ... ....

    Archaeological discovery helps prove Babylonian conquest of Israel

    The Jerusalem Post 14 Aug 2019
    The current find is one of the oldest and perhaps the most prominent in its historical significance, as the Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem is a major moment in Jewish history ... ....