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Babylon

Babylon   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1,057 words

Babylon is the rendering of Akkadian Babilum (Babilim), the city that for centuries served as capital of the “land of

Babylon

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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008

A Mesopotamian city situated slightly southwest of the convergence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, Babylon (Babel in Hebrew) is

Babylon

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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97 words

The country between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates, now Iraq, to which the Jews were exiled by Nebuchadnezzar after the

Babylon

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1,157 words

(Map 2:H4). Babylon is the rendering of Akkadian Babilum (Babilim), the city that for centuries served as capital

Babylon

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
861 words

Babylon was an ancient Mesopotamian city on the Hilla branch of the Euphrates River, southwest of modern Baghdad, located at

Babylon

Babylon   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
4,315 words
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site located on the bank of one of the branches of the Euphrates River, 90 km (59 mi.) southwest of

Babiloigne

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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Current Version:
2005

the ancient city of Babylon, on the river Euphrates. It is marked prominently on medieval maps, and was regularly associated

Babylon

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
467 words

Ancient city and kingdom in southern *Mesopotamia. In the NT (1 Pet. 5: 13 and Rev. 18: 2

Babylon

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
61 words

Ancient city on the River Euphrates in Mesopotamia, capital of the empire Babylonia. It was rebuilt after being

Babylon

Babylon   Reference library

James A. Armstrong

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
915 words

Babylon lies 56 miles (90 km) south of Baghdad, on the outskirts of the city of Hilla. Though it was

Babylon

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Amélie Kuhrt

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
510 words
The ruins of the city extend over several mounds in the vicinity of modern Hillah (c.80 km. (50 mi.) south of Baghdad); the most important are Babil, Kasr, Merkes, Homera. Babylon is ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
an ancient city in Mesopotamia, the capital of Babylonia in the 2nd millennium bc under Hammurabi. The city (of which only ruins now remain) lay on the Euphrates and was noted by Classical ... More

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