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Chapter 11 (Kingu)

They discovered that when copper and any form of acidic juice are mixed in a certain way, they produce some energy. Of course we now know it is electricity but they didn’t know about it back then. 854 more words

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Chapter 9 (Irritation)

But after 36 years of ruling, Naram-Sin died almost after 32 years of his aunt’s death in her temple. After his death, the country started to fall apart due to the invasion by a new enemy, The Gutians. 659 more words

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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

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Forgotten Mathematicians: Babylonian Maths

The Babylonians lived in a region of Mesopotamia, which is now known as Iraq, as shown in the map below.

As with most ancient civilisations, a mathematical system developed as the bureaucratic need for a system to measure plots of land, tax individuals etc. 708 more words

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The Dream’s Fulfillment

28 “But all these things did happen to King Nebuchadnezzar. 29 Twelve months later he was taking a walk on the… 200 more words

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Cachets et cylindres-sceaux de style sumérien archaïque et de styles dérivés, du musée de Cannes (collection Lycklama). Par Joseph Billiet (1931)

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  • Type : texte imprime, monographie
    Auteur(s) : Billiet, Joseph (1886-1955?) Voir les notices liées en tant qu’auteur
    Titre(s) : Cachets et cylindres-sceaux de style sumérien archaïque et de styles dérivés, du musée de Cannes (collection Lycklama) / Joseph Billiet, conservateur des musées de Cannes…
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Ancient Vampires

I have never traveled to a place that hasn’t got a ‘tale of the undead’ of some sort. Stories of beings neither alive nor dead consuming the blood of living beings can be found in nearly every culture around the world in many different varieties spanning over many centuries. 488 more words

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