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July 13, 1917: the matter of Russia

For out of the north a nation has come up against her, which shall make her land a desolation, and none shall dwell in it; both man and beast shall flee away. 1,501 more words

Rosary

March 6, 1913: Irrigation for Babylon

March 6, 1913: Engineering News article. The Reclamation of Ancient Babylonia By Irrigation. by Edgar J. Banks. “‘Egypt is the gift of the Nile,’ is a true saying and as old as the history of Herodotus; but the Nile is not the only river which has given a great and famous country to the world. 221 more words

Water

copper, clay, and complaint.


Among the artifacts at the British Museum in London is this ancient Babylonian customer service complaint that was inscribed on a clay tablet sometime around 1750 B.C. 399 more words

Life

Muinaisuus kiinnostaa 2: Sankaritaruja ja synkkiä käänteitä

Kiinnostukseni muinaista Lähi-itää kohtaan juontuu niin kaukaa lapsuudestani, etten täysin hahmota kaikkia sen syitä. Jossain vaiheessa huomasin, että rautakautinen Assyria on kiehtova arvoitus: samaan aikaan sekä tieteen ja taiteen tyyssija että sotapropagandan, imperialismin ja ankaran kurin kyllästämä pakkoyhteiskunta. 279 more words

Assyria

Bible 2016: 19 October Daily Bible Reading

Context and Comment:

Chaldea was a small Semitic nation that emerged between the late 10th and early 9th century BC, surviving until the mid 6th century BC, after which it disappeared as the Chaldean tribes were absorbed into the native population of Babylonia. 2,290 more words

Stuckert

Cash Cab & King Tut - Making Memories with the Kids

Well I did it, I am no longer an Uber Virgin.  You heard me right, I just took my first Uber ride.  I flew down to Phoenix, mainly to attend a concert.  2,055 more words

Parenting

Sermon IV (b)

Blessings and Curses

Point Three and waxing,
Look South and upon high,
The Moon in all its glory,
Sailing through the sky.

Almost at its fullest, 244 more words

Writing