So no, this time I do not have much to say about the Babylonian Talmud.
Those are the facts," as H.L. Mencken once said, "and I'm sorry to have the Babylonian indecency of printing them.
The Assyrian and Babylonian empires appear throughout the Old Testament as examples of ruthless grandeur and godless decadence.
The Babylonian creation story bears striking similarities to the one in Genesis.