Babylonians

Babylonians
• Babyloňané

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  • Babylonians — Bab·y·lo·ni·an || ‚bæbɪ ləʊnɪən n. resident of the ancient city Babylon or of the Babylonian Empire (ancient empire in southwest Asia) adj. of or pertaining to Babylon or the Babylonian Empire (ancient empire in southwest Asia) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Babylonia — • Includes geography, history, and biblical references Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Babylonia     Babylonia     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Babylonian mathematics — refers to any mathematics of the peoples of Mesopotamia (ancient Iraq), from the days of the early Sumerians to the fall of Babylon in 539 BC. In contrast to the scarcity of sources in Egyptian mathematics, our knowledge of Babylonian mathematics …   Wikipedia

  • Babylonia — Ancient Mesopotamia Euphrates · Tigris Sumer Eridu · Kish · Uruk · …   Wikipedia

  • Mesopotamia, history of — ▪ historical region, Asia Introduction  history of the region in southwestern Asia where the world s earliest civilization developed. The name comes from a Greek word meaning “between rivers,” referring to the land between the Tigris and… …   Universalium

  • Assyria — • Includes geographical and historical information Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Assyria     Assyria     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • History of algebra — Elementary algebra is the branch of mathematics that deals with solving for the operands of arithmetic equations. Modern or abstract algebra has its origins as an abstraction of elementary algebra. Historians know that the earliest mathematical… …   Wikipedia

  • Jeremiah — Jeremian, Jeremianic /jer euh muy an ik/, adj. /jer euh muy euh/, n. 1. a Major Prophet of the 6th and 7th centuries B.C. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Jer. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning God is high. * * *… …   Universalium

  • Iran, ancient — Introduction also known as  Persia        historic region of southwestern Asia that is only roughly coterminous with modern Iran. The term Persia was used for centuries, chiefly in the West, to designate those regions where Persian language and… …   Universalium

  • Babylonian astronomy — According to Asger Aaboe, the origins of Western astronomy can be found in Mesopotamia, and all Western efforts in the exact sciences are descendants in direct line from the work of the late Babylonian astronomers.[1] Our knowledge of Sumerian… …   Wikipedia

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

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