Babylonia

NOUN
  1. an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king)
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  • The Temple to the Hebrew God YHVH, built by King David, was destroyed and much of the Jewish population (Jew comes from the word Judah, one of the 12 tribes) were deported to Babylon, known to Jews as the Babylonian captivity. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Hammurabi Babylonian king 1792–1750 B.C., great warrior and codifier of law, conquered Mari. The Trojan War
  • The Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II supposedly created the terraced gardens around 600 B.C. at his royal palace in the Mesopotamian desert.
  • Psalm 137, one of the most evocative in the psalter, speaks from the perspective of the Israelites driven into exile and slavery after the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem in 587 B.C.E.
  • Babylonia, a part of Lower Mesopotamia, 7; excessive flatness of, 9; later name for "Shumir and Accad" and for "Chaldea," 237. Chaldea From the Earliest Times to the Rise of Assyria
  • Our Theo was somewhat of a Bible scholar, and an expert on the Talmud, the teachings and deliberations of the Babylonian rabbis in exile. A CONVICTION OF GUILT
  • In fact there are fascinating glimpses of the Babylonians coming to terms with the fact that division by 7 would lead to an infinite sexagesimal fraction.
  • Because in fourteen of these traditions the person who quotes her is the fourth-century Babylonian amora Abbaye (278 – 338), it is usually assumed in scholarly circles that she was his mother, and that Em is a description (mother) rather than a name. Female Personalities in the Babylonian Talmud.
  • This period is known as the saros, a Greek word meaning ‘repetition’ that is itself derived from the Babylonian sharu.
  • Among them is a single display of Babylonian cuneiform tablets that accounts for nine missing items.
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