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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Discovering Babylon 

      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...