Babylon as Seen in Scripture: An Introduction to Rev 17-18
Babylon as Seen in Scripture: An Introduction to Rev 17-18 Introduction Revelation 17 and 18 are two of the most intriguing chapters of the Bible, yet two of the most difficult and disputed. Both of these chapters deal with the subject of Babylon and form a unit of prophetic doctrine, namely, the destruction of Babylon... Babylon as Seen in Scripture: An Introduction to Rev 17-18 PLEASE R-E-A-D AND S-H-A-R-R-E! and (y) <3
City of Uruk, early Bronze Age Mesopotamia.
Sumerian stele of Ur Nammu - from ancient city of Ur, Mesapotamian culture
Reconstruction of the White Temple on the Anu Ziggurat, Uruk. "The building had white plastered walls, which were divided by niches, multiple postaments, maybe shelves in an adjacent room as well as multiple staircases, which led to the roof or to a second storey. The erection of the building was radiocarbon-dated between 3517 and 3358 BC."
Mesopotamian Pharmacopeia... One of the oldest known ancient Mesopotamian medical texts is a collection of 15 prescriptions, written in Sumerian, on a clay tablet, which dates from the Ur III period, or Sumerian Renaissance. It was excavated at the site of the ancient city of Nippur in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), and is preserved in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. (copy of original tablet)
Observation of Haley’s Comet, recorded in Cuneiform on a clay tablet between 22-28 September 164 BCE, Babylon, Iraq. British Museum, London. BM 41462
The walls of Uruk, east of Samawa, were first built 4,700 years ago by the Sumerian King Gilgamesh. More than 40,000 archaeological sites in Iraq are still untapped. [Essam al-Sudani/AFP] The Iraqi Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Monday (February 18th) announced it has authorised the return of six foreign teams to start archaeological excavations at a number of ancient sites.
Gothic tomb of Fernão Sanches. by Vitória Castelo Santos
Medical Prescription from ancient Mesopotamia This medical therapeutic text, inscribed in Akkadian cuneiform on a clay tablet small enough to fit into one’s hand, prescribes various plants and herbs to treat an unknown illness. Aššur, Neo-Assyrian, c. 911-612 BCE. Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin. Photo courtesy of CDLI.