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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Babylonia
Babylonia -- Sungir, Shumer, or, in Genesis 10:10, Sennaar.
Babylonia we have again, southernmost, the city of Kish, probably the Biblical Cush (Genesis 10:8); its ruins are under the present mound El-Ohemir, eight miles east of Hilla.
Babylonia was non-Semitic and the Semitic element only gradually displaced the aborigines and adopted their culture.
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  Babylonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Babylonia, named for its capital city, Babylon, was an ancient state in the south part of Mesopotamia (in modern Iraq), combining the territories of Sumer and Akkad.
The invasion of Babylonia by Cyrus was doubtless facilitated by the existence of a disaffected party in the state, as well as by the presence of foreign exiles like the Jews, who had been planted in the midst of the country.
Astronomy was of old standing in Babylonia, and the standard work on the subject, written from an astrological point of view, later translated into Greek by Berossus, was believed to date from the age of Sargon of Akkad.
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 Babylonia and Assyria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Babylonia was a land of merchants and agriculturists; Assyria was an organized camp.
The Assyrian dynasties were founded by successful generals; in Babylonia it was the priests whom a revolution raised to the throne.
The Babylonian king remained a priest to the last, under the control of a powerful hierarchy; the Assyrian king was the autocratic general of an army, at whose side stood in early days a feudal nobility, aided from the reign of Tiglath-pileser III onwards by an elaborate bureaucracy.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Babylonia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arrival of the Semites to Babylonia and Assyria
The armies of Babylonia were well-disciplned, and they conquered the city-states of Isin, Elam, and Uruk, and the strong Kingdom of Mari.
The mathematicians of Babylonia devised a system of counting based on the number 60, from which we get the number of seconds in a minute and of minutes in an hour and the number of degrees (60×6) in a circle.
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 The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
All the great cities of Babylonia, moreover, were sacred places, the chief in renown and importance in later days being the great city of Babylon, where Ê-sagila, "the temple of the high head," in which was apparently the shrine called "the temple of the foundation of heaven and earth," held the first place.
Amorites had entered Babylonia in considerable numbers during this period, so that there is but little doubt that his popularity was largely due to their influence, and the tablet containing these names was probably drawn up, or at least had the Semitic equivalents added, towards the beginning of that period.
Besides Babylonia and Assyria, he was also worshipped in other parts of the Semitic east, especially at Harran, to which city Abraham migrated, scholars say, in consequence of the patron-deity being the same as at Ur of the Chaldees, where he had passed the earlier years of his life.
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 Babylonia
Babylonia was involved in foreign trade, and exported manufactured goods, while the country had to import metal, wood and stone — materials that the country lacked.
The earlier history of Babylonia is normally connected to that of Sumer, the land of city-states that covered the same part of Mesopotamia as Babylonia.
Babylonia was so weakened that for a period comes under control of the country known as Sea-Land.
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 Babylonia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Babylonia was an ancient state in Mesopotamia (in modern Iraq), combining the territories of Sumer and Akkad.
Map of Babylonia Topographic map of ancient Mesopotamia from Syracuse University.
Babylonia Computer Science Dictionary Large glossary of computer terms for translation from English.
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 Babylonia, A History of Ancient Babylon Part Seven   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Babylonia (Babylonian Bâbili,"gate of God"; Old Persian Babirush),Was the ancient country of Mesopotamia, known originally as Sumer and later as Sumer and Akkad, lying between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, south of modern Baghdâd, Iraq.
Babylonia later fell under the rule of the dynasty of the Sea-land, at least for a brief period.
They were eventually successful, and Babylonia became so weak that it fell prey to the Elamites who invaded it from the east, deposed its Kassite king, and practically reduced it to a state of vassalage.
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 Babylonia - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Babylonia degenerated into anarchy c.1180 BC with the fall of the Kassites.
The steady growth of Persian power spelled the end of Babylonia, and in 538 BC the last of the Babylonian rulers surrendered to Cyrus the Great (see also Belshazzar).
History Of The Babylonians And Assyrians: Kassite Conquest Of Babylonia And The Appearance Of Assyria.
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 Babylonia: country, language, religion, culture
Babylonia is the Greek name of what the inhabitants knew as Mât Akkadî;, the fertile alluvial plain between the Euphrates and Tigris.
This was the heartland of the Babylonian Empire, which dominated the ancient Near East between the fall of the Assyrian empire (612 BCE) and the rise of the Achaemenid Empire (after 539).
Another factor contributing to Babylonia's agricultural wealth was the use of the the seeder plough.
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 Babylonia
Babylonia was involved in foreign trade, and exported manufactured goods, while the country had to import metal, wood and stone — materials that the country lacked.
The earlier history of Babylonia is normally connected to that of Sumer, the land of city-states that covered the same part of Mesopotamia as Babylonia.
Babylonia was so weakened that for a period comes under control of the country known as Sea-Land.
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 Babylonian - Tower of Babel
Babylonia later fell under the rule of the dynasty of the Sealand, at least for a brief period.
They were eventually successful, and a weakened Babylonia fell prey to the Elamites, who invaded it from the east, deposed its Kassite king, and practically reduced it to a state of vassalage.
Babylonia was then annexed to Persia and lost its independence for all time.
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 Babylonia.org.uk - Informatikfachbegriffe - Computer Science Terms - Terminologie Informatique
Babylonia zeigt, daß gute Übersetzungen nicht nur existieren, sondern daß sie mehr Sinn machen als ihre eingedeutschten Gegenstücke.
Babylonia shows that proper translations do not only exists, but that they also make much more sense than their anglicised equivalents.
Babylonia veut démontrer que des traductions correctes existent et qu'elles sont bien meilleures que leurs contreparties germanisées ou en franglais.
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 babylonia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Babylonia is a popular and extensive dictionary of computer science terms.
Babylonia is a CD-ROM with a significant number of e-books in variety of languages.
The earlier history of Babylonia is normally connected to the one of Sumer, the land of city-states...
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 Everyday Life In Babylonia And Assyria   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Babylonia and Assyria covered approximately the region which today is known as Iraq, though some places important in the ancient civilisation are to be found in Turkey and Syria.
Babylonia, though more favourably placed than Assyria, did not altogether escape the effects of the general dislocation throughout the Near East, and it was during this period that the Cassite dynasty was finally overthrown.
The establishment of stable conditions in Babylonia and the securing of the trade routes from farther east had a cumulative on the whole of Mesopotamia, and the end of the twelfth century marks the beginning of a new period of Assyrian expansion under Ashur-resh-ishi (1133-1116 B.C.) and his son Tiglath-Pileser I (1115-1077 B.C.).
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 ANE History: Babylonia
Eight years after Hamurrappi's death, the Kassites, a mountain tribe to the north of Babylonia invaded the land, plundered it, retreated, and raided it again and again.
At long last the Kassites were expelled, but disorder continued in Babylonia for another four hundred years under a series of obscure rulers with long names that you don't want to know, until the rising power of Assyria in the north stretched down and brought Babylonia under the power of the Ninevite kings.
The rise of the Medes weakened Assyria and with their help, Nabopolassar libertated Babylonia, set up an independant dynasty, and after his death (Aug. 15, 605 BC), bequeathed this second Babylonian kingdom to his son, Nebuchadnezzer II -- the Nebuchadnezzer of Daniel (Daniel was taken captive to Babylon during the summer of 605 BC).
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 Legends of Babylonia and Egypt
And although in Babylonia we are still without material for tracing the process by which this cumbrous method gave place to that of reckoning by regnal years, the Palermo Stele demonstrates the way in which the latter system was evolved in Egypt.
And it is in the East, in the soil of Babylonia, that we may legitimately seek material in which to verify the sources of that traditional belief.
It is, of course, quite certain that, both in Egypt and Babylonia, mythology in later periods received a strong astrological colouring; and it is equally clear that some legends derive their origin from nature myths.
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 Jewish History - Babylonia And Its Schools
The Jews of Babylonia were for the most part en-gaged in agriculture, commerce and handicrafts, and even in work on the canals.
Babylonia, with its broad unbroken plains that gave such wide survey of the heavens, had early become the cradle of astronomy, and Babylonian Jews were expert in this science.
At the opening of the sixth century, Mazdak, a new zealot for the religion of the Magi in Babylonia, tried to impose on all under his rule certain dangerous doctrines of his own that tended to undermine the moral foundations of society.
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 Ancient Babylonia - History of Babylonia
The city of Babylon was the capital of the ancient land of Babylonia in southern Mesopotamia.
Babylonia (pronounced babilahnia) was an ancient empire that existed in the Near East in southern Mesopotamia between the Tigris and the Euphrates Rivers.
Babylonia was a long, narrow country about 40 miles wide at its widest point and having an area of about 8,000 square miles.
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 Babylonia and Assyria
Babylonia had its great law-giver in Hammurapi (2123-2086 B.C.) whose famous Code, it is now definitely known, was based upon an earlier Sumerian code, again pointing to India and the laws of Manu as source.
The Nabatheans were descendants of Ham, who settled in Babylonia under the leadership of Nimrod (the mighty hunter of Genesis x, 9-10) and the sect is similar to the Nazarenes, whose city Nazareth was the birthplace of Jesus.
The religion of Assyria is not distinguishable from that of Babylonia until it becomes a distinct empire.
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He was taken to the king of Babylonia at Riblah.
It was in the 19th year that Nebuchadnezzar was king of Babylonia.
He also killed the people of Judah and Babylonia who were with Gedaliah at Mizpah.
www.biblegateway.com /passage/?book_id=12&chapter=25&version=76   (943 words)

  
 Babylonian History
In the meantime, however, a tribe known as the Cassites (Kassites) began to attack Babylonia as early as the period when Hammurabi's son ruled the empire.
They weakened Babylonia so much that the Cassite Dynasty fell from power; the Assyrians virtually came to control Babylonia, until revolts in turn deposed them and set up a new dynasty, known as the Second Dynasty of Isin.
However, Babylonia did not hold together much after Nebuchad- nezzar died; Nabonidus, the new king, could not seem to unite the various elements of Babylonian civilization.
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 Babylonia
Babylonia e.V. Die alternative Sprachschule informiert über das Kursprogramm.
Babylonia e.V. Die alternative Sprachschule und informiert über das Kursprogramm.
A city on the Tigris, originally a colony of Babylonia, and later became the first capital city of Assyria with images.
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 The History of Plumbing (Babylonia)
(Babylonia was the trade center of the Near East whose population contained captured slaves and peoples from all parts of the conquered lands.
They made sure the canals were clear of rushes and water weeds, the course ways dredged of silt, and the banks consolidated against floods.
King Hammurabi who belonged to the first dynasty of Babylonia lived around 1760 B.C. He personally directed provincial governors to dig and dredge the canals on a continuous basis.
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 Babylonia Design Studio, Drachten, Nederland
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