Translation for 'Babylonians' from English to Hungarian
NOUN   a Babylonian | Babylonians
babilóniaiak {noun}
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Translation for 'Babylonians' from English to Hungarian

babilóniaiak {noun}etno.tört.
Usage Examples English
  • Battle of Arrapha took place in 616 BC between Assyrian forces against the Babylonians and Medes .
  • When Jerusalem was destroyed by the Babylonians, those taken captive were assembled in Ramah before being moved to Babylon (Jeremiah 40:1).
  • The Babylonians used incense while offering prayers to divining oracles. Incense spread from there to Greece and Rome.
  • The ancient Babylonians used the trapezoidal rule to integrate the motion of Jupiter along the ecliptic.
  • Tablets kept in the British Museum provide evidence that the Babylonians even went so far as to have a concept of objects in an abstract mathematical space.

  • Drawing on the traditions of Sumerian literature, the Babylonians compiled a substantial textual tradition of mythological narrative, legal texts, scientific works, letters and other literary forms.
  • The oldest known multiplication tables were used by the Babylonians about 4000 years ago. However, they used a base of 60.
  • Babylonians thought the universe revolved around heaven and Earth.
  • Whether this was a new policy or the continuation of policies followed by the Babylonians and Assyrians (as Lester Grabbe maintains) is disputed.
  • Marduk was a significant god among the Babylonians.

  • Nabu was worshiped by the Babylonians and the Assyrians.
  • The Aramean regions became a battleground between the Babylonians and the Egyptian 26th Dynasty, which had been installed by the Assyrians as vassals after they had conquered Egypt, ejected the previous Nubian dynasty and destroyed the Kushite Empire.
  • The area came under the control of Assyrians (except for a brief occupation by Urartu), and later the Neo-Babylonians and the Persians.
  • Windwheels were developed by the Babylonians ca. 1700 BC to pump water for irrigation. The horizontal or panemone windmill first appeared in Greater Iran during the 9th century.
  • The Babylonians applied the 19-year cycle from the late sixth century BC.

  • The Babylonians called this constellation MUL.GIR.TAB - the 'Scorpion'; the signs can be literally read as 'the (creature with) a burning sting'.
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