Babylonian

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first of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC 1 Chronicles , I Chronicles
second of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC 2 Chronicles , II Chronicles
Babylonian god of storms and wind Adad
Babylonian demigod or first man (sometimes identified with Adam) Adapa
Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity Aggeus , Book of Haggai , Haggai
Babylonian father of the gods; identified with Assyrian Ashur; in Sumerian the name signifies `the totality of the upper world' Anshar
Babylonian consort of Anu Antum
Babylonian god of the sky; one of the supreme triad including Bel and Ea Anu
any of a group of powerful Babylonian earth spirits or genii; servitors of the gods Anunnaki , Enuki
chief god of the Assyrians; god of military prowess and empire; identified with Babylonian Anshar Ashir , Ashur
chief Babylonian god; his consort was Sarpanitu Baal Merodach , Bel-Merodach , Marduk , Merodach
ideographic and syllabic writing system in which the ancient Babylonian language was written Babylonian
Babylonian god of the earth; one of the supreme triad including Anu and Ea; earlier identified with En-lil Bel
(Old Testament) Babylonian general and son of Nebuchadnezzar II; according to the Old Testament he was warned of his doom by divine handwriting on the wall that was interpreted by Daniel (6th century BC) Belshazzar
Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity Book of Ezra , Ezra
Old Testament book telling how a Jewish official at the court of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity Book of Nehemiah , Nehemiah
Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian Captivity Book of Zachariah , Zacharias , Zechariah
(Babylonian) earth goddess; consort of Ea and mother of Marduk Damgalnunna , Damkina
Sumerian and Babylonian god of pastures and vegetation; consort of Inanna Dumuzi , Tammuz
Babylonian god of wisdom; son of Apsu and father of Marduk; counterpart of the Sumerian Enki; as one of the supreme triad including Anu and Bel he was assigned control of the watery element Ea
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