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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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Some points of correspondence between the folk-lore of central Africa and that of Kafirs, and Chaldea.
According to the biblical tradition, four thousand years ago, Abraham left Chaldea to go to the Holy Country.
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.
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.
In the first of these, Chaldea, synonymous with Mesopotamia, was indeed credited early on with being the birthplace, along with Egypt, of astronomy (see the Encyclopedia Britannica).
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.
The Iraqi nation had been born many thousands of years ago; it had established the earliest and greatest civilizations on earth, starting with Sumer and Akkad, through Babylon, Assyria, Chaldea, and the Abbasid caliphate, and culminating in the Baath regime.
He places his own admonition to the Bourbons in the mouths of a hypothetical warning to Nebuchadnezzar from the Magi of Chaldea, who should have told him "that the first duty of a prince is justice toward all, that he was made to reign over men and not over deserts, that he should not have more lands than he could govern and that were won fairly, by love and affection rather than by force; that conquests won at the expense of his subjects, built upon ruins, are a plague, the greatest ill that a Prince can do to himself, bequeathing to his children only enemies abroad and weakness within.
I have conversed with Sameans by the Ganges, the astrologers of Chaldea, the magi of Babylon, the druids of Gaul, and the priests of Africa
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.
Badger asserts, or from the ancient people native to Chaldea, the Akkadians.