Babel sentence example

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  • A tradition similar to that of the tower of Babel is found in Central America.
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  • Babel of jarring voices; among the vanquished the sullen silence of despair.
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  • Babel towers scarred with roads.
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  • The grant also funded theater Babel to assemble a large company to rehearse over an extended period.
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  • Oakeshott, M. (1948), 'The tower of Babel ', reprinted in Rationalism in Politics.
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  • Babel Fish has been around longer than Google Translate.
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  • Now, Babel Fish provides good translation service for many languages from English to Spanish to Korean to Portuguese.
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  • One unique feature is that Babel Fish allows you to compare a translated web page back-to-back with the original.
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  • If you visit the Dulce Rubio website, you'll find that the whole thing is written in Spanish, so if you don't speak the language, be sure to visit through a site translator like Babel Fish.
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  • However, visiting the Babel Fish website also listed above will help you overcome the language barrier, even if your first language isn't English.
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  • Delitzsch in the notes appended to his first lecture Babel u.
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  • In a proclamation issued after his victory Cyrus guarantees life and property to all the inhabitants and designates himself as the favourite of Marduk, the great local god (Bel, Bel-Merodak) of Babel.
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  • In 530, having appointed his son Cambyses king of Babel, he set out for a new expedition against the East.
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  • His empire extended over the three Indies, including that Farther India, where lay the body of St Thomas, to the sun-rising, and back again down the slope to the ruins of Babylon and the tower of Babel.
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  • The Egyptians adopted from the Greeks, with considerable modifications of its attendant symbolism, the twelve-fold division of the zodiac. Aries became the Fleece; two Sprouting Plants, typifying equality or resemblance, stood for Gemini; Cancer was re-named Scarabaeus; Leo was converted, from the axe-like configuration of its chief stars, into the Knife: Libra into the Mountain of the Sun, a reminiscence, apparently, of the Euphratean association of the seventh month with a " holy mound," designating the biblical tower of Babel.
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  • Some of the best authorities believe that it was this ambitious but incomplete and ruinous ziggurat, existing before the time of Nebuchadrezzar, which gave occasion to or afforded local attachment for the Biblical story of the Tower of Babel.
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  • Jastrow, Religion of Babylonia and Assyria (Boston, 1898); see also BABYLON, BABEL.
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  • On a tablet dated from the first year of Cyrus, Cambyses is called king of Babel.
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  • After that the kingship of Babel was definitely abolished.
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  • Kugler, Sternkunde and Sterndienst in Babel (Freiburg, 1907; - to he completed in 4 vols.); Ch.
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  • About the same time Dobais was killed, a prince of the family of the Banu Mazyad, who had founded the Arabian state of Hillah in the vicinity of the ruins of Babel in 1102.
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  • Written during the time of the civil war in Germany, it contrasts Jerusalem and Babel, the heavenly and the earthly kingdoms, but also contains much valuable information about the history of the time.
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  • It was this, probably, that induced him in 484 to renounce his title of king of Babel, and to remove from its temple the golden statue of Bel-Marduk (Merodach), whose hands the king was bound to clasp on the first day of each year.
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  • On the walls of the grand marble staircase, which rises to the full height of the building, Kaulbach's cyclus of stereochromic pictures is painted, representing the six great epochs of human progress, from the confusion of tongues at the Tower of Babel and the dispersion of the nations to the Reformation.
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  • On the other hand the multitude of native American languages suggested that the migration to America took place after the building of the tower of Babel, and Siguenza arrived at the curiously definite result that the Mexicans were descended from Naphtuhim, son of Mizraim and grandson of Noah, who left Egypt for Mexico shortly after the confusion of tongues.
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  • The meeting took place at `Aqr in the vicinity of Babel, and Yazid was completely defeated and fell in the battle.
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