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The Babylonian Akitu Festival: Rectifying the King or Renewing the
JANES 1:1 (1968). Nakata: Problems of the Babylonian akitu Festival.
Akitu and Nuroz
The Akitu Festival in Mesopotamia: The Expression of Royal
was the Mesopotamian New Year's Festival, often referred to as the Akitu festival.
The Akitu Chronicle Bel and Nebo Translation – (Transcription)
The Akitu Chronicle Bel and Nebo Translation – (Transcription). *The Akitu Chronicle (ABC 16) is one of the historiographical texts from ancient Babylon.

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Dünden Bugüne
[Babillilerin yılbaşında tuttuğu 12 günlük Akitu orucuna benzer.] Oruç günlerinde suya hasret giden Hazret-i Hüseyn'in hatırasına su içilmez; ama başka sıvılar içilebilir. Hayvani gıda ve soğan hiç yenmez.

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Akitu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Akitu festival
The name Akitu is very ancient.
The Akitu-Festival -
The Babylonian Akitu Festival: Rectifying the King or Renewing the
Akitu (the New Year Festival) and Newruz (Nuroz)
Assyrians, The oldest Christians in the Middle East and the national struggle for their Assyrian homeland and statehood.

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