Babylonian captivity
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Name of student: Shavonte Evans Instructor's Name: Mr. Jackson Course Name: History 101 Title of research: The Babylonian Captivity Babylonian captivity according to the history of the Israelites is that period between the fall of Jerusalem to the period of the reconstruction of a new jewish state in Israel, which was after 538B.C (Michael 45).… This paper…
Babylonian/Ancient Mesopotamian Studies
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Blavatsky (2003), in an impassioned discourse on civilizations, asked: How can there be civilizations without literature in some form, without annals or chronicles? (p. 54) She argued that those crude societies that refused the knowledge of writing are credited with barbarism… He stressed that “writing is among the greatest invention in human history, perhaps…
Hammurabis Code and the Babylonian Economy
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The portrait of the earliest civilizations is often embedded in the earliest historical relics. Hammurabi's Code, regarded as the earliest set of law established by mankind, becomes a living description of Babylon in the 1780 BC. This set of law does not only give us a glimpse of their early judicial system but reveals other significant social aspects, most notably its economic condition.…
A comparison of Hebrew Flood Story, Babylonian and Summarian Flood Story
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The various flood stories written in the first and second millennium BC reflecting separate traditions and approaches tell us how the gods of different people tried to eliminate mankind and land animals using a flood… Only one man and his family were saved in each case. The Hebrew flood story, which is sometimes called the Genesis flood story, tells of a man…
What did the ancient Hebrews(ancestors of modern Jewish people)believe at the end the Babylonian Captivity, or around 500 BCE
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This owes to the fact that the level of civilization in this community may have developed while the significant events that may have affected this community were noted in the bible that is used all around the… In this outline, we look at three major prongs the nature of God, Yahweh, the core value of the faith (Torah) and the organization of the faith at…
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The original inhabitants of the land, Sumerians, had their own cultures and arts. However, since the land had no barriers, other communities and cultures moved into Mesopotamia and introduced their… The evidence of this is in the effect of the cultural integration into the original arts of these communities. Before the arrival of Babylonians and Assyrians,…
Continuity and Change of Scribal Education
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During its history, it gradually transformed into the important medium for the transmission of knowledge and, in the latest period, for the preservation of cultural… ole in the dissemination of cuneiform literacy, which firstly appeared as an educational institution in the Old Babylonian period and was referred as Eduba, a Sumerian word meaning ‘the tablet…
Shamash
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As the roots of Judaism go into the deepest antiquity, we do not have a sufficient number of reliable sources, which could give us the possibility to talk about the beginning of Judaism with confidence. Up till now the main historical… am, Nahor, and others mentioned in the Bible, adopted basic cosmological myths of ancient Sumer (in the context of biblical…
Humanities
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When the Babylonians of Semitic origins invaded Mesopotamia near the end of 2000 BC, as the civilization reached its imperial turning point, these ancient Amorites bore significance on the aspect of science through the belief of over sixty thousand gods. … When the Babylonians of Semitic origins invaded Mesopotamia near the end of 2000 BC, as the civilization…
The Epic of Creation and The Descent of Inanna
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“The Epic of Creation” is a Babylonian version of how the world was created, consisting of several tablets and a little over a thousand lines. It has gained attention because it is important in the theogenic and cosmogenic views of the Mesopotamians, and they have similar features to the first two chapters of Genesis (Heidel 1).… It narrates the story of the…
Compare the heroes Gilgamesh and Rama
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Similarities between Gilgamesh and Rama: Text and Context The stories of Gilgamesh and Rama have certain sameness. These similarities can be observed in the narratives embedded in the epics of Gilgamesh and Rama. Further, their sameness transcends beyond the text itself.… First, Gilgamesh is a sacred king in the ancient Babylonian kingdom who greatly possesses…
Hammurabi's Code
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Hammurabi is the sixth king of Babylon and has strongly held that his mission is to deliver the law of God to his people (Johns 1). In the first portion of… The Code of Hammurabi reveals the stratification in the society. It should also be noted that the right and punishment of the individual is largely based on his social class. The Babylonian society into…
Compare the heroes Gilgamesh and Rama
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These similarities can be observed in the narratives embedded in the epics of Gilgamesh and Rama. Further, their sameness transcends beyond the text itself. The narratives of Gilgamesh and Rama are entrenched in the very… By virtue of his god-like character, the Babylonian people fear and follow the absolute monarchy practiced by Gilgamesh, the demigod of the…
MATH 1)NUMBER SYSTEMS 2)PYTHAGOREAN BROTHERHOOD 3)BOOK 'HOW TO SOLVE IT' 4) JOHN NAPIER
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John Napier (1550-1617) is a Scottish mathematician famous for his invention of Logarithms. He was born in Merchiston Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland and educated at at the University of St Andrews. While inside the university, he became an adherent of the Reformation movement in Scotland.… Napier was one of the first, if not the first, to use the decimal point…
G.Handel Oratorios
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As a character the story indicates that after his father ruling for three years, he left to commit himself to the worshiping of the moon. The prince became in charge of Babylonian defense. It was during his time that… Hereditary is portrayed by Belshazzar as a failure in today’s world. Democracy should be embraced and people should elect leaders of their…
Hammurabi's Code
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The Code of Hammurabi gained the recognition as one of the earliest and well-preserved laws in the Babylonian civilization. Hammurabi is the sixth king of Babylon and has strongly held that his mission is to deliver the law of God to his people (Johns 1). In the first portion of the code, he stresses that the goal of the law to "destroy the wicked and the evil-doers; so that the strong should not harm the weak; so that I should rule over the black-headed people like Shamash, and enlighten the land, to further the well-being of mankind" (Johns 1).…
Epic of Gilgamesh/Genesis
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The book of Genesis is said to be a rewritten version or an inspiration from the Epic of Gilgamesh which was first produced in the 3,300 B.C by the Sumerians in their writing… Both the works have an account of the flood that came from God and the heroes of the stories saved their people until the flood lasted. Most of the scholars believe the flood is based on…
The Hitties Essay
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: The Hittites The New Kingdoms consisting of the Hittites and Egyptians were two of the most powerful empires between 1400-1200 BCE. The Amarna Letters were essential communication tools made out of clay. The tablets were formulated by Egyptian administrators and their representatives during the New Kingdom.… 20th century…
LITERATURE
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In this paper, we shall focus on three different versions of the Creation and try to point out similarities as well as differences among the exploits of Marduk in the Enuma Elish, Gilgamesh together with Enkidu in the Epic of Gilgamesh and the God of Job in Bible history. Of… Marduk is our next hero from Enuma Elish: The Babylonian Creation Epic. Marduk was…
Martin Luther's Eucharist
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This treatise developed into what came to be the foundation for Protestant devotion since it set out the basis upon which the Protestant movement… This essay will argue that Luther’s adherence to sola scriptura shaped his sacramental theology of the Eucharist in The Babylonian Captivity of the Church. This paper will demonstrate Luther’s dependence on the…
The Hanging Gardens of Bablyon
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Course Date In recent times, there has been a lot of speculation about the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, with some contending that it is purely legendary while others state that these gardens are based on fact. One would suggest that these gardens truly existed because if they had not, then the gardens would not have been counted as one of the great wonders.…
Ancient Flood Stories (Problems for Critical Scholarship)
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The allure of ancient flood stories has a powerful hold on people because the stories allude to the way how the world was created and came into being.… However, it is not an easy task to find out the important details of these flood stories because of their extreme antiquity and the lack of supporting evidence except for a few broken shards or fragments of…
Ancient Iraq
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The Mesopotamian empires made significant contributions in the fields of medicine, governance, art and science. Unfavorable weather conditions required urgent remedies to… The development of the sexagesimal numeral system helped in calculations such as the distance moved by the planets. These developments were significant contributions to science.…
Compare and contrast two ancient Mesopotamian civilizations (Sumerians/Babylonians) (Assyrians/Persians) etc. Please discuss the accomplishments of the respective civilizations and the distinctive characteristics of the artwork from each cultor architect
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Mesopotamia refers to the area extant between the Euphrates and Tigris river system and corresponds with the present day Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey, Iran and northeastern part of Syria. Mesopotamia rightly regarded as the cradle of civilization for it played a critical role in the… One of the points of commonality between Sumerians and Babylonians is religion.…
Hun
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She was the daughter of Ninurta and was widely worshiped in the Assyrian cites of Nineveh and Arbela. Ishtar was represented by an eight pointed star and was a personification of the… Similarly Ishtar’s lover Tammuz died and this lead Ishtar to visit the underworld during which she removed her attires at the gate and entered while naked. This is the source of…
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