Travel Blogs from Aleppo
... version of the Tower of Babel, started by the 5th king Nimrod.
Moses was born in Egypt about 1565 BC, followed Sargon's script, except it was the Nile. Prompted by his legal transgressions in defense of his faith, he led the exodus of the Hebrews in 1446 BC after their 400 years of slavery in Egypt. They wander the desert for 40 years experiencing events such as the Burning Bush, 10 plagues, Parting of the Red ...
- Seducers, Flatterers, Simoniacs, Fortune Tellers, Grafters, Hypocrites, Thieves, Evil Counselors, Sowers of Discord, Falsifiers.
- Against Kin, Country, Guests & Hosts, Lords and Benefactors
... babelstone.blogspot.com/2007/01/ 72-views-of-tower-of-babel.html
and then 72 medieval images of the tower:
The creative efforts inspired by the tower are as diverse as Dante, Breugel, Shakespeare, Escher, Elton John, Dilbert, Fox News and Bugs Bunny. But that’s another story …
The real ...
... Greeks and Romans recognized the sophistication of the Nabataeans, traded with them for centuries, assimilated into their cultures, and eventually diluted the local culture such that they were writing in Greek and converted to Chirstianity. By the 3rd century AD, the civilization was the gone, distributed among their Arab neighbors. The magnificent city of Petra was lost for centuries to the ...
... habitually exist in the European climate, where, in occasion, winter destroys even the proportions of the buildings.”
And Wright, who was invited to design an Opera House, but didn’t stop until he had master planned much of the city: “I happen to be doing a cultural centre for a place where civilization was invented-that is, Iraq. Before Iraq was destroyed it was a beautiful circular city built by Harun al-Rashid, ...
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