In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(art/civilization) babilónico(king) babilonio
- The opera that first made him famous, Nabucco, used the Old Testament story of Jews taken captive by the Babylonian king, Nebuchadnezzar.
- Turkish mountain dogs were bred and recorded in Babylonian times as protectors.
- When Babylonian storytellers told of Gilgamesh, when Homer sang of Odysseus, when Vergil wrote of Aeneas, they were speaking about their first times.
- The palace was never rebuilt after its destruction at the hands of the Babylonian ruler Hammurabi in c. 1759 bc.
- Among the Jewish communities sampled, North Africans (Moroccans, etc.) were most closely related to Babylonian Jews.
- The early civilizations of Mesopotamia included the Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian empires.
- Why has Indian civilisation survived over the years, instead of going the way of the Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Babylonian civilisations?
- The classic example is the Babylonian epic of Gilgamesh, but there are flood stories among the ancient Greeks, Romans, Chinese and even the Irish.
- The cube-shaped vessel in the Babylonian account of Gilgamesh would be a ridiculously unstable boat that would roll all over the place.
- The Hebrew Bible also describes nonviolent resistance to Babylonian and Persian power.
- In Babylonian myth, Marduk slaughters the serpent Tiamat and makes the sky and the earth from her divided body.
- Iraq, situated in the Fertile Crescent of the ancient Babylonian emperors, was a country, populous and wealthy, but torn by ethnic and religious divisions.
- Go south to Sumerian and Babylonian sites, Sippar, Babylon, Kish, Borsippar, Nippur, Uruk, Ur, Eridu.
- Very crudely speaking, these two artefacts bookend the period of Babylonian supremacy in Mesopotamia.
- The people in the Babylonian society were ranked and treated according to the Hammurabi's Code.
- Gilgamesh, hero of Babylonian mythology, went on a journey to find Utnapishtin, who had survived the flood.
- In the Old Testament, prophets regularly warned God's People against bowing down to the graven images of Baal that so entranced their Phoenician and Babylonian neighbors.
- A Babylonian pillar belonging to Hammurabi's reign has medical rules inscribed on it.
- Hammurabi the Babylonian law-giver was portrayed with horns on a stele, and so forth.
- Before there were Greek, Roman, and British colonies, there was a Babylonian colony in Assyria.
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