Modern Arabic tradition likewise ascribes the ruins, like those of Birs Nimrud, near Babylon, to Nimrod, because they are the most prominent ruins of that region.
Following on this first experiment, the East India Company, in 1841, proposed to maintain a permanent flotilla on the Tigris and Euphrates, and set two vessels, the " Nitocris " and the " Nimrod," under the command of Captain Campbell of the Indian navy, to attempt the ascent of the latter river.
Rassam, Asshur and the Land of Nimrod (1897); H.
Rassam, Asshur and the Land of Nimrod (London and New York, 1897); M.
Rassam, Asshur and the Land of Nimrod, 250-251, and many other works.
The foreign and colonial clubs which are affiliated to the Kennel Club are: the Guernsey Dog Club, the Italian Kennel Club, the Jersey Dog Club, La Societe Centrale (Paris), Moscow Gun Club of the Emperor Alexander II., New South Wales Kennel Club, Nimrod Club (Amsterdam), Northern Indian Kennel Association, Royal St Hubert's Society (Brussels) and the South African Kennel Club (Cape Town).
According to Arabic lore, based on Jewish legends, at this spot Nimrod sought to throw Abraham into a fiery furnace, from which he was saved by the grace of God.
C. Burkitt, " The Throne of Nimrod," in P.S.B.A.
This constellation has been known by many other names - Arcas, Arctophylax, Arcturus minor, Bubuleus, Bubulus, Canis latrans, Clamator, Icarus, Lycaon, Philometus, Plaustri custos, Plorans, Thegnis, Vociferator; the Arabs termed it Aramech or Archamech; Hesychius named it Orion; Jules Schiller, St Sylvester; Schickard, Nimrod; and Weigelius, the Three Swedish Crowns.
In the work of "Nimrod" (C. J.
10), for one of the four chief cities, Akkad, Babel, Erech and Calneh, which constituted the nucleus of the kingdom of Nimrod in the land of Shinar or Babylonia.
I remember well one gaunt Nimrod who would catch up a leaf by the roadside and play a strain on it wilder and more melodious, if my memory serves me, than any hunting-horn.
10 it is said to have formed part of the kingdom of Nimrod.
II, 12) mentions Calah as built by Nimrod.
Similarly the ancient dike in the river Tigris at this point is ascribed to Nimrod.
Io), which, according to the Old Testament account, constituted the beginnings of Nimrod's kingdom.
16 with the dispersion "afterwards," 18, &c.); see Canaan; Genealogy; Nimrod.
In 1907, he led his own British antarctic expedition in the Nimrod.
Nimrod R.Mk 1P Designation applied to R.Mk 1 when fitted with in-flight refueling probe in 1982.
sub contractor to BAE Systems for the Nimrod Support Group Contract.
Moreover, the Babylonian inscriptions mention the Kashshi, an Elamite race, whose name has been equated with the classical KoQaaiot, Kiauuot, and it has been held that this affords a more appropriate explanation of Cush (perhaps rather Kash), the ancestor of (the Babylonian) Nimrod in Gen.
We may conjecture that it was founded by settlers from Babylonia Nina, and the statement that Nimrod founded it from Babylonia, along with Calah, Rehoboth-Ir and Resen, shows that this opinion was early held.
They are now acting as a sub contractor to BAE Systems for the Nimrod Support Group Contract.
The second machine, built a few years later, was called the Nimrod computer and played a strategy game called Nim.
You will get better results if you include additional information on the ancestor, such as "Nimrod Weatherby" and "Davidson County."
Layard, Nineveh and its Remains (London, 1849) George Smith, Assyrian Discoveries (London, 1883); Hormuzd Rassam, Ashur and the Land of Nimrod (London and New York, 18 97).
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