Babylonia had many gods, one of which was Nebo or Nabo. He was a prophet or herald and patron of scholars and the god of astrology. He was later picked up by the Ancient Greeks as Hermes and the Romans Mercury. Nebo is in the Old Testament, but not as a god worshiped, instead as … Continue reading Babylonian God Nebo – Mercury
I happened to find this book review from my notes.. It is from 1999 London Book Review. I belonged for years having gotten sick of the Times reviews and wanting to step out and then just as erratically, left.Noah's Flood: The New Scientific Discoveries about the Event that Changed History by William Ryan and Walter … Continue reading Is their geological proof of the Flood?
The sickle sword of Assyrian king Adad-nirari I.Dates to ca. 1307–1275 B.C., northern Mesopotamia, 54.3 cm long, and made of bronze.This curved sword bears the cuneiform inscription “Palace of Adad-nirari, king of the universe, son of Arik-den-ili, king of Assyria, son of Enlil-nirari, king of Assyria,” indicating that it was the property of the Middle Assyrian king Adad-nirari I … Continue reading The sickle sword of Assyrian king Adad-nirari I.
.Reposted from BibleStudyTools.com Is the Bible Wrong about Camels in Genesis? by Kenneth Way Recent news reports are claiming that the references to camels in the patriarchal narratives (Gen 12:16; etc.) of Genesis are “anachronistic,” or historically out of place, because there is allegedly no evidence for camel domestication before the tenth century BC. This … Continue reading Camels in the OT & the absence of evidence