Essays Tagged: "babylonians"

The Old Testament

no surprise, then, that there exist certain parallels between the Enuma Elish, the cosmogony of the Babylonians, and the Book of Genesis, the first part of the Pentateuch section of the Bible. In fact ... ylonian Dynasty had begun around 1950 B.C. and would last well into the late 16th century B.C.. The Babylonians had just conquered a land previously under the control of the Assyrians, and before that ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Egyptian, Babylonian and Hebrew Mythology. Comparison of 3 cultures creation and flood story and associating it with their world views

Egyptians, Babylonians, and Hebrews have similarities yet also differences in their religions. The importance i ... the heavens, leaving Shu to reign in his place. At that time the present world was established.The Babylonians have their own interpretation of the beginning. All things came from the water. From the ... the Aten' and the Hebrew 'Psalms.' Each of these works praises and exalts their respective god. The Babylonians feared their god as they did their rivers that were unpredictable. The lifestyles and ge ...

(4 pages) 174 1 4.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The scientific explanation for the existence of Vampires

ey created charms to protect themselves from being attacked by such creatures. TheAssyrians and the Babylonians feared a creature similar to a vampire known as anEkimmu. These creatures known as Ekimm ... ed and feared by cultures that were around thousands of years before the time ofChrist, such as the Babylonians and the Assyrians. Throughout the ages many medicalexplanations that could explain the v ...

(7 pages) 62 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Code of Hammurabi. The essay describes the Code of Hammurabi and its influence in the Babilonian society.

vernment, and business. These basic principles were set forth by an early civilization known as the Babylonians. There are many aspects of modern day society which have their basis in the laws and tea ...

(2 pages) 161 1 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The epic of Gilgamesh

. It is called an epic because it is really a myth. The epic as such is the creation of the Semitic Babylonians and its first fragments belong to the so-called Old Babylonian period, during the dynast ...

(4 pages) 174 3 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology


d during that time loads of philosophers emerged. The Greeks received a lot of inspiration from the Babylonians. The merchants of Greece, being very good at business arithmetic, became teachers of thi ... g to find a formula to solve mathematical problems when they found out the Pythagorean theorem. The Babylonians knew the Pythagorean theorem for thousandths of years but Pythagoras was the first one t ...

(6 pages) 76 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Euclidean Geometry.

in everyday life and in building and developing, many ancient civilizations like the Egyptians and Babylonians mastered the concepts of geometry and passed down as knowledge throughout generations. T ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The History of Pi

erence of a circle. It is a formula that is over four thousand years old, and was first used by the Babylonians and Egyptians. Babylonians calculated pi to be 3.125, while the Egyptians calculated it ...

(1 pages) 74 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The Fallen Tyrants of Babylon

th of Tevet (January 4, 2004) commemorates the day when Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Jerusalem. The Babylonians eventually destroyed the First Temple, slaughtered 100,000 Jews, rounded up the rest and ...

(2 pages) 28 2 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History


lity to teach, explain history, and outline religious beliefs remains a very practical tool for the Babylonians to use and pass down to future generations. There are many factors why the Epic of Gilga ... ct the gods and their roles in the Sumerian society.Another reason for this story's sanction by the Babylonians is that it provides historical documentation of the actual king, Gilgamesh. Since the Ba ...

(2 pages) 55 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Babylonian Mathematics: Report on the mathematic systems used by Babalon. The assignment was for everyone in the senior class to report on a different acient form of mathematics.

The Babylonians lived in the area where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers emptied into the Persian gulf. B ... on, but only for a limited time as new invaders, the Kassities, began to invade from the north. The Babylonians, fearing that the gods were angry with them, fought them off and stayed in limited power ... ies sacked Babylon, only to leave when the capitol proved to be too far from their own capitol. The Babylonians rose again to control the same area in the Neo-Babylonian period for almost 100 years. F ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Laws of Canada compared with the Laws of other civilizations

u answer that, examine three examples of how real cultures dealt with their criminals: one from the Babylonians, another from the Persians, and lastly from my own country, Canada.The Babylonian king H ... arm the weak". They also believed in the "eye for eye" principle .Canada is much different than the Babylonians or Persians were, the major difference being the death penalty. There is no crime punish ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Worlds Music

rchaeological excavations that testify to its existence at least III Millennium B.C., alongside the Babylonians and the Assyrians.In 301 A.D., Armenians became the first nation to officially adopt Chr ...

(3 pages) 38 1 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Good & Evil

the Hebrew faith made it necessary to change the doctrine. In 597 BCE Jerusalem surrendered to the Babylonians, and the city was subsequently destroyed in 586 BCE; this began half a century of Jewish ...

(12 pages) 63 1 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Ancient Babylonia

astrology their economy was very modern and played an immense part in their daily life. The way the Babylonians lived life is identical to the way we live our life today.In today's society we are gove ... ir. The same way we use the resources that are available to us to find remedies is the same way the Babylonians used what was grown around them to find remedies. Babylonians had two types of medical p ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Legalization of Prostitution.

e world's oldest profession," having been in existence since the times of the ancient Sumerians and Babylonians. Research results show that over a million females in the United States are full-time pr ...

(3 pages) 58 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Exploring the World of Mythology

he story, but only three of them complied with the curiosity of the mind. They are the Chinese, the Babylonians, and the Christians, and all agree upon the same explanation: Earth begins from nothingn ... , round and round. Nothing exists except chaos, which is, "unformed and unillumined."(Birch, 8) The Babylonians approved of the theory. Their version of the beginning is akin to the Chinese myth, but ...

(5 pages) 76 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Explain the significance, to Old Testament study, of the Cyrus Cylinder

y of the Old Testament as it supports the bible in describing how King Cyrus of Persia defeated the Babylonians and is also depicts his policies toward the people he ruled, and describes their gods.It ... attitudes of the Cyrus at the time which is helpful in relating to the events in Ezra. It shows the Babylonians that Cyrus was their friend, and not just a conqueror to be opposed. It continues t disc ...

(1 pages) 20 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


ning, with tones of apprehension and grief.Aristophanes' first two comedies, The Banqueters and The Babylonians had been lost by either the warfare or plundered. His first surviving play, The Acharnia ...

(1 pages) 19 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

The Captives of Babylon - The condition of the Hebrews held captive in Babylon during the reign of Nebuchadnezzer

ed - close to 7,000 soldiers and 1,000 craftsmen - and the king was taken captive. In addition, the Babylonians carried off the gold of the Temple and some sacred artifacts and texts."And he (Nebuchad ... r sense of national identity. In Babylon, they were allowed to continue worshipping Yahweh God. The Babylonians were probably confused as to why the Judah-ites would want to worship a defeated god - p ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers