Biblical Paleoarcheology

The Divine Right of Kings: its origin

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Article #40 “And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of […]

Biblical Paleoarcheology

A Tale of Two Cities

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article #39 The cities of Eridu (Babel) and Uruk (Ereck) have a significant place in (1) the Bible, (2) archeology, and (3) cuneiform literature. These are two real cities from ancient history. We will briefly consider them in each of the three contexts just mentioned. (1) Babel and Ereck in the Bible Let’s begin with […]