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Synonyms for Babylonia

an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia

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WASHINGTON: An ancient bead necklace, terra cotta tablets from ancient Babylonia depicting Ishtar, the goddess of love and war, and posters of deposed leader Saddam Hussein were among artifacts that U.
C Hammurabi, author of one of the earliest known codes of law, becomes King of Babylonia, a kingdom in Mesopotamia.
Beer is believed to be the oldest alcoholic drink in the world, with evidence found of barley brewing in Sumeria and Babylonia - modern-day Iraq - 6000 years BC.
Algebra has its roots in ancient Babylonia and Egypt and in the work of Diophantus, a Greek who became known as the father of algebra.
In Sunday: A History of the First Day from Babylonia to the Super Bowl, history professor Craig Harline takes the scenic route from prehistory to the present.
Bibliographies and references in the 13 selected papers from the December 1996 Concepts of Disease in Ancient Babylonia conference in London are often not up-to-date because of the decade delay in publishing, but the papers themselves were deemed still important enough to offer to a larger audience.
It comes from Psalm 137, which describes how the Jewish people, taken captive to Babylonia, were too unhappy to play music.
Changes in the plain levels of Babylonia and the Diyala region from 6000 BC onwards: a view from excavated sites.
These compounds have remarkable healing properties known to man since ancient Mesopotamia and Babylonia, and were used by ancient physicians such as Dioscorides to treat wounds and various ailments.
On the only plane of existence that really matters, we are each and all as dead and without hope as the bones on the valley-plain of ancient Babylonia but for the life-giving grace of God.
95), an original design and concept based on ancient Babylonia, perhaps the root of Western magical traditions.
Thought to be one of the four rivers to flow from the Garden of Eden and known to be the heart of ancient civilizations like Sumeria and Babylonia, the Euphrates River now supplies water for coalition forces based in the Al Anbar province.
The Babylonian Talmud is not just a huge collection of halakhot and halakhic debates, but contains all the raw material which was of interest to the amora'im of Babylonia.