Chaldea


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  • noun

Synonyms for Chaldea

an ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert

an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia

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The ruins, he notes, are located in the deserts of Arabia, towards the kingdom of Chaldea.
We should thus end the war, and would have settled the account with Egypt, Assyria and Chaldea on behalf of our ancestors.
Josephus seems to allude to a similar tradition, though without mentioning Habakkuk: "And when they persevered in the same course of life, God raised up war against them from the king of Babylon and Chaldea, who sent an army against Judea, and laid waste the country; and caught king Manasseh by treachery, and ordered him to be brought to him.
Syria, Palestine, or the Holy Lank Armenia, Mesopotamia, Assyria, Chaldea, & C.
In Canto I, Orpheus recites a palinodia in which, after singing about the Divine creation, he proclaims that only Moses has truly seen God: "Yet one, one only, hath his visage / seen: / One of Chaldea, from an ancient / race, / Who knew the planets, knew their / name and place.
The result is a sumptuously illustrated and well documented history of the country whose borders include the ruins of ancient Nineveh, Chaldea, (Abraham's birthplace), Babylon and Samara.
This Church is made up of 21 self-governing churches, all under one of five Patriarchates: Alexandria, Antioch, Constantinople, Chaldea or Armenia.
2) My translations of chapters on India, Persia, Chaldea, Egypt, and Greece have already been published.
Amanah flopped in her only sprint and her better efforts at a mile were in keeping with those of her dam Cheval Volant and the latter's half-sister Chaldea.
The basic instruments that had come down from ancient Chaldea, Babylon, and Egypt were not being discarded, only complemented with refined, efficient, and accurate machinery.