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1. Chaldean Account of Genesis [Books]
... Text to be formatted | Images to be added [ CD-Rom Home ] Full PDF online at the Internet Archive Chaldean Account of Genesis George Smith Containing THE DESCRIPTION OF THE CREATION, THE FALL OF MAN, THE DELUGE, THE TOWER OF BABEL, THE TIMES OF THE PATRIARCHS, AND NIMROD; BABYLONIAN FABLES, AND LEGENDS OF THE GODS; FROM THE CUNEIFORM INSCRIPTIONS. OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ORIENTAL ARTIQUITIES, BRITISH MUSEUM, AUTHOR OF HISTORY OF ASSURBANIPAL, ASSYRIAN DISCOVERIES, ETC. ETC. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS SECRET DOCTRINE REFERENCE SERIES THE "NEW PHILOSOPHY"THE present age is as deficient in philosophy as was the age of Plato in knowledge of science. It follows therefore, that ...
2. Greek Debt To Babylonians [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... 1997) Home | Issue Contents Kronia Mailing List focus The Kronia list is an email-based discussion group. An email sent to the Kronia list is automatically relayed to everyone who is subscribed to the list. To subscribe to the Kronia list, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting that you want to join. Greek Debt To Babylonians From: Peter James <email@example.com> Date: 27 Feb 97 00:14:34 EST Clark Whelton asks: I'd like to know more about Greeks learning astronomy from Babylonians. Could you give me a reference, please? Thanks. Peter James replies: There is stacks of stuff. In Greek ...
... Text unformatted | Images to be added [ CD-Rom Home ] Full PDF online at Internet Archive The Earliest Cosmologies The universe as pictured in thought by the ancient Hebrews, Babylonians, Egyptians, Greeks, Iranians, and Indo-Aryans: a guidebook for beginners in the study of ancient literatures and religions William Fairfield Warren Copyright, 1909, by EATON & MAINS. . NORTH POLAR ZETUTH THE BABYLONIAN UNIVERSE Illustrating pages 33-40 The upright central line is the polar axis of the heavens and earth. The two seven-staged pyra mids represent the earth, the upper being the abode of living men, the under one the abode of the dead. The separating waters are the four seas. The seven ...
4. The Foundations of the Assyro-Babylonian Chronology [Journals] [SIS Review]
... importance for the fixing of the Neo-Assyrian chronology was immediately realised [4 ]. It was pointed out that the limmu-list at several points could be linked up with and brought into chronological harmony with the Canon of Ptolemy - a list of kings and their length of reigns beginning with the rule of Nabonassar in Babylon (747-733 BC) through the Babylonian, Persian, Greek and Roman rulers to Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD), a contemporary of Ptolemy. In this way, and not by the aid of the Eponym Canon eclipse, it was first shown that the eponymy of Pur-Sagale fell in the year 763 BC. Prof. Eberhard Schrader, in a work published in 1878, ...
5. Heinsohn's Ancient "History" [Journals] [Aeon]
... out problems as they come to our attention. The current article examines Heinsohn's attempted identification of Hammurabi with Darius, arguably the most novel and controversial claim in a historical reconstruction remarkable for its radical nature. This identification, should it be upheld, would signal a revolution in our understanding of ancient history, since it would mean that the Old Babylonian king's reign- conventionally dated to c. 1792-1750 BCE (according to the middle chronology)- rightly belongs in the Achaemenid period (c . 500 BC). Heinsohn's claims have the singular advantage of being easily falsified, one of the hallmarks of a sound scientific hypothesis. Jan Sammer accurately summarized the situation in 1988, in a ...
... Prostov assisted on the Bibliography. I am also very much indebted to Miss Ruth C. Wilkins and Miss Ruth L. Schurman for their help in preparing the manuscript. HANS HENNING VON DER OSTEN TABLE OF CONTENTS page List of Illustrations xi List of Abbreviations xiii I. Introduction 1 Archaic and Sumerian Seals 3 Akkadian Seals 5 Sumero-Akkadian Seals 5 Babylonian Seals 6 Kassite Seals 7 "Hittite" Seals 7 "Kirkuk" Cylinders 8 Egyptian or Egyptianized Seals 8 Assyrian Seals 8 Neo-Babylonian Seals 9 North Syrian Seals 9 Achaemenian Seals 10 Seleucid or Parthian Seals 10 Sassanian Seals 10 Doubtful Pieces 10 Recut Pieces 11 Forgeries 11 Typological Table 12 II. The Catalogue 14 III. Notes on details 86 ...
7. Babylonians and Persians: The Business Archives [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 2005:2 (May 2005) Home | Issue Contents Babylonians and Persians: The Business Archives Laurence Dixon In this paper I hope to show that the business archives from Babylon define the length of the Babylonian kings precisely, but contradict the standard orthodox chronology of the early Persian kings. The archives therefore throw into question the details of Sweeney's historical construction. They would also imply that Palmer's reliance on Ptolemy's Canon is misguided and it is therefore unsafe to base his arguments on the orthodox chronology for this period. At the beginning of the 19th century, before a cuneiform tablet had been found or an ancient inscription read, historians were confident ...
8. Venus Tablet Anomalies [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1989 No 2 (Feb 1990) Home | Issue Contents Venus Tablet Anomalies by John D. Weir The Babylonian baked clay Venus Tablets are damaged copies of a twenty-one year sequence giving the day after settings of the planet Venus and the rising dates with astrological omens added. Twenty-one years is the reign length of King Ammisaduqa of the Hammurabi Dynasty. Since his 8th date-formula is found after Year 8 of the Venus Tablets, the record is thought to have originated in Ammisaduqa's reign. The historical date of this reign has not yet been established by archaeological means. But an astronomical investigation carried out by Peter J. Huber of Harvard University dated ...
9. Computed Planetary Orbits and the Babylonian Observations of Venus [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1986 No 2 (Feb 1987) Home | Issue Contents Computed Planetary Orbits and the Babylonian Observations of Venus Eric W Crew The Babylonian inscribed tablets, sometimes described as the Ammizaduga or Ninsianna tablets, as those found in the ruins of Nineveh, record the disappearances and re-appearances of the planet Venus over a period of about 21 years. Computer programs were compiled to show the orbits of Earth and Venus in a simplified co-planar model. The times of inferior and superior conjunctions were obtained and the intervals between similar conjunctions (synodic periods) plotted against time. The computer orbit of Venus was modified until the calculated synodic periods corresponded closely to those ...
10. The Dawn of Astronomy: A Study of the Temple-Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians [Books]
... The Early Temple and Great Pyramid Builders 325 XXXIII. The Cult of Northern as Opposed to Southern Stars 341 XXXIV. The Origin of Egyptian Astronomy- the Northern Schools 359 XXXV. The Origin of Egyptian Astronomy (Continued)- the Thebes School 371 XXXVI. General Conclusions as to the North and South Faces 388 XXXVII. The Egyptian and Babylonian Ecliptic Constellations 397 XXXVIII. The Influence of Egypt Upon Temple-orientation in Greece 413 From Catastrophism.com LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS file:///C |/ CAT/books/dawn%20of%20astronomy/index.htm (2 of 6) [05/02/2005 13:23:36] The Dawn of Astronomy ...
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