See further, Pinches, Old Test.
A remarkable Babylonian tablet discovered by Dr Pinches represents Marduk, the god of light, as identified in his person with all the chief deities of Babylonia, who are evidently regarded as his varying manifestations.'
To the original nomadic Pesah (Passover) - sacrifice of a lamb - there was attached a distinct and agricultural festival of unleavened cakes (ynassoth) which marks the beginning of the corn harvest in the middle of the month Abib (the name of which points to its Canaanite and 1 The tablet is neo-Babylonian and published by Dr Pinches in the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, and is cited by Professor Fried.
Pinches, and with critical description and plates by A.
Pinches, which gave a synopsis of Babylonian history from a Babylonian point of view, and was compiled in the reign of Darius.
Pinches, " The Babylonian Chronicle," in Journ.
Heavy pinches are applied at first, the space between the rolls being diminished by a hand-screw of ter each passage of the bars through them.
But all attempts to harmonize the scheme of dynasties thus ascribed to Berossus with the list given us in the so-called dynastic Tablets discovered by Dr Pinches have been failures.
Pinches in P.S.B.A., 1880-1881.
Europa, 217 sqq.; Pinches, Old Testament, Index (s.v.).
Pinches has pointed out' that Shumer may be a dialectic form of an as yet unestablished non-Semitic form, Shenger, just as the non-Semitic word dimmer, " god," is equivalent to another form, dingir.
After fusing a panful of colored glass, it was sampled by taking pinches out with tongs; when perfectly combined it was left to cool in the pan, as with modern optical glass.
Pinches, Religion of Babylonia and Assyria (London, 1906).
1, 32; Annals, published by Pinches, Tr.
Pinches, The Old Testament, p.238); see Carpenter and HarfordBattersby, Hexateuch, i.
When the bars are nearly to gauge, light pinches are given, the power required by finishing rolls being about 5 h.p. only.
Pinches, " Language of the Early Inhabitants of Mesopotamia," in Journ.