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- Where Did Magick Originate?
- For early man, religion and magick were inseparable from the world around them, and just about every feature of the land was infused with some sacred significance. Swamps were evil. Every spring, tree, river and mountain was imbued with a spirit, with the...
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
- Aspects of Religion: A Wiccan Viewpoint
- Among early Pagans, religion was a fact taken for granted, "requiring no explanation." There was no need to define religion because religion was a part of each persons being. "We have not yet encountered in Egyptian and Babylonian literature a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
- (Akkadian/Babylonian) The later, Babylonian version of the Sumerian Iskur....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
- (Akkadian/Babylonian) The later, Babylonian version of the Sumerian Abzu. According to the Babylonians, Apsu, a primordial dragon, was slain by Ea, who subsequently set up His home within Apsu's carcase....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
- Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
- This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
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Suggested News Resources
- Iraq Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens at Checkpoint Near Babylonian Ruins
- BAGHDAD — At least 33 people were killed and 115 wounded in the Iraqi city of Hilla on Sunday when a fuel truck driven by a suicide bomber exploded at a checkpoint not far from the ruins of ancient Babylon.
- Stop Calling the Babylonians Scientists
- We've never escaped the influence of the Babylonians. That there are 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, and 360 degrees in a full circle, are all echoes of the Babylonian preference for counting in base 60.
- Jesus's Descent to the Underworld in the Babylonian Talmud and in Christian
- The Babylonian Talmud contains a bizarre rabbinic narrative featuring the nephew of the Emperor Titus raising Jesus from the dead to ask him whether or not he should go ahead with his plan to convert to Judaism.
- Why '7' is the luckiest number
- The division of the week into seven days can be attributed to the Babylonian system. Relative to the path of the moon, a week is about a quarter (23.659%) of the time from one new moon to the next.
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