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    • Ad fontes? Babylon of the Greeks (Chapter 4) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      With the Renaissance discovery of the accounts of ancient authors such as Herodotus came descriptions of the physical landscape of ancient Mesopotamia. Ancient Greek texts expanded knowledge about Babylon, but time proved ...
    • Anecdotes of her rites of passage to America 

      Okafor, Chinyere Grace (1996)
    • Babel and Bible (Chapter 7) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      History writing also has its own history—historiography—and two of the debates that followed in the wake of new knowledge about ancient Babylon were that concerning the discovery of Mesopotamian creation myths (particularly ...
    • Babylon's resurrection (Chapter 8) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      The archaeological remains from Babylon were transported to Berlin and displayed in a monumental exhibit there. In describing the process of building the exhibit, the chapter touches on the responsibilities of archaeological ...
    • Back to the future (Chapter 9) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      The final chapter assesses the impact of the encounter between the received Babylon and the excavated Babylon on our knowledge and understanding of Babylon. The discussion leads into a reflection on the significance of ...
    • Beginning discovery (Chapter 1) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      After lying buried in the ground for over 2000 years, the remains of ancient Babylon were excavated around 100 years ago. Yet, even after its discovery the city remains enveloped in a web of myth, and occupies a unique ...
    • Biblical Babylon (Chapter 2) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      The biblical texts about the Tower of Babel, the Babylonian kingdom, and Nebuchadnezzar have shaped our images of Babylon for over 2000 years. The prophets’ devastating speeches and the trauma of the Exile to Babylon may ...
    • Champagne for men only 

      Okafor, Chinyere Grace (1996)
    • Discovering Babylon (Preface) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      This volume presents Babylon as it has been passed down through Western culture: through the Bible, classical texts, in Medieval travel accounts, and through depictions of the Tower motif in art. It then details the discovery ...
    • The discovery of Mesopotamia (Chapter 5) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      The 19th century’s archaeological discovery of Mesopotamia took place in the context of Enlightenment ideals, European nationalism, and the race to colonize both new lands and their ancient pasts. Assyria was the first ...
    • European visions of Babylon (Chapter 3) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      Depictions of the Tower of Babel open a window on how custodians of the biblical heritage visualized Babylon, in cathedral art and manuscript illustrations. Through hundreds of years of Western culture, Babylon lived on ...
    • Ever - Ready 

      Okafor, Chinyere Grace (2010)
    • From a soul in purification 

      Okafor, Andrew Chukwuemeka (2010)
    • From the sources of Babylon (Chapter 6) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      The newly excavated archaeological remains and texts made it possible to assemble a sketch of Babylonian history and society based on its own sources. Babylon was a political power for over 2000 years, and we can now tell ...
    • He wants to marry me again 

      Okafor, Chinyere Grace (1996)
    • The Kolanuts are all dead 

      Okafor, Chinyere Grace (1996)
    • Mama blessed everybody 

      Madike Okafor, Beatrice (2010)
    • Mama's visit with the Blessed Virgin Mary 

      Okafor, Charles O. (2010)