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The best preserved are Tablets VI.
He pushed open the fourth door, walking into a large room stacked from floor to ceiling with ancient tablets, manuscripts, and books.
Palestine, often mentioned in the Tell el-Amarna tablets.
It is, however, during the Middle Minoan age, the centre point of which corresponds with the XIIth Egyptian dynasty, according to the Sothic system of dating, c. 2000-1850 B.C., that a systematized pictographic or hieroglyphic script makes its appearance which is common both to signets and clay tablets.
The great influence exercised by Babylonian culture over Palestine between 2000 and 1400 B.C. (circa), which has been clearly revealed to us since 1887 by the discovery of the Tell el Amarna tablets, is now universally acknowledged.Advertisement
There the tablets of "the soul of the most holy ancestral teacher, Confucius," and of his ten principal disciples stand as objects of worship for their countless followers.
In one courtyard of this temple are deposited the celebrated ten stone drums which bear poetical inscriptions commemorative of the hunting expeditions of King Suan (827-781 B.C.), in whose reign they are believed, though erroneously, to have been cut; and in another stands a series of stone tablets on which are inscribed the names of all those who have obtained the highest literary degree of Tsin-shi for the last five centuries.
Chariots were in use in the later period, as is proved by the pictures of them on Cretan tablets, and therefore, probably, the horse also was known.
Their language may prove to be that of the Linear tablets.
Even in that event, the information which would be derived from the Cnossian tablets would probably make but a small addition to history, since in very large part they are evidently mere inventories of tribute and stores.Advertisement
They have developed a more convenient and expressive written character by stages of which one is best represented by the tablets of Hagia Triada.
The bars are then cut or moulded into tablets, according to the practice of the manufacturer.
For the reading "Baal" in the Amarna tablets (Palestine, about 1400 B.C.) see Knudtzon, Beitr.
The testimony afforded Sources by inscriptions is often of decisive importance, especially that of commemorative or votive tablets or of boundary = stones found in situ; the value of this evidence is, on the other hand, sometimes neutralized owing to the former removal of building material already used and its in corporation in later structures.
They were no doubt expelled or absorbed by the Hittites, but we have the proof of their existence and of the fallacy of the statement that the Semite never crossed the Taurus, in the cuneiform tablets written in their language which have been found near Kaisariyeh and are now being published by various scholars.Advertisement
It is not, however, proposed to give here a list of the newly discovered names 37 of the Babylonian kings on tablets from Nippur, published by Poebel 38 and others, as results of this kind belong to the realm of history rather than to that of archaeology.
The new series of " Creation " and " Deluge " tablets from Nippur, published by Poebel & Langdon, 39 also belong to the realm of the historian and anthropologist rather than to that of the archaeologist, so are merely mentioned here; the excavation in which they were found being now ancient history.
Though the Gilgamesh Epic is known to us chiefly from the fragments found in the royal collection of tablets made by Assur-bani-pal, the king of Assyria (668-626 B.C.) 'for his palace at Nineveh, internal evidence points to the high antiquity of at least some portions of it, and the discovery of a fragment of the epic in the older form of the Babylonian script, which can be dated as 2000 B.C., confirms this view.
In its final form, the outcome of an extended and complicated literary process, the Gilgamesh Epic covered twelve tablets, each tablet devoted to one adventure in which the hero plays a direct or indirect part, and the whole covering according to the most plausible estimate about 3000 lines.
Of all twelve tablets portions have been found among the remains of Assur-bani-pal's library, but some of the tablets are so incomplete as to leave even their general contents in some doubt.Advertisement
Together they proceed upon several adventures, which are related in the following four tablets.
The 9th and 10th tablets, exclusively devoted to Gilgamesh, describe his wanderings in quest of Ut-Napishtim, from whom he hopes to learn how he may escape the fate that has overtaken his friend Eabani.
That the astro-theological system is also introduced into the epic is clear from the division into twelve tablets, which correspond to the yearly course of the sun, while throughout there are indications that all the adventures of Gilgamesh and Eabani, including those which have an historical background, have been submitted to the influence of this system and projected on to the heavens.
They can, however, hardly be described as maps, while in age they are surpassed by several cartographical clay tablets discovered in Babylonia.
A cadastral survey for purposes of taxation was already at work in Babylonia in the age of Sargon of Akkad, 3800 B.C. In the British Museum may be seen a series of clay tablets, circular in shape and dating back to 2300 or 2100 B.C., which contain surveys of lands.Advertisement
As a consequence of its having accepted Roman citizenship, it became a municipium; part of a copy of the Lex Iulia Municipalis of 46 B.C. (engraved on the back of two bronze tablets, on the front of which is a Greek inscription of the 3rd century B.C. defining the boundaries of lands belonging to various temples), which was found between Heraclea and Metapontum, is of the highest importance for our knowledge of that law.
Its cultivation and use are described on the mural tablets of the ancient Assyrians.
This quality is the only one consumed in the country, with the exception of a comparatively small quantity of granulated, and of refined sugar in tablets prepared for people of the well-to-do classes.
The British Pharmacopoeia contains a liquor trinitrini (I %), and tablets made up with chocolate, each containing one-hundredth of a grain.
The characters of the syllabary were all arranged and named, and elaborate lists of them were drawn up. The literature was for the most part inscribed with a metal stylus on tablets of clay, called laterculae coctiles by Pliny; the papyrus which seems to have been also employed has perished.
As for the storm-god Zu, we are told that he stole the tablets of destiny, and therewith the prerogatives of Bel.
A crystal lens, turned on the lathe, was discovered by Layard at Nimrud along with glass vases bearing the name of Sargon; this will explain the excessive minuteness of some of the writing on the Assyrian tablets, and a lens may also have been used in the observation of the heavens.
Now the capture of the city of Isin by Rim-Sin, which took place in the seventeenth year of Sin-muballit, the father of Khammurabi, foamed an epoch for dating tablets in certain parts of Babylonia," and it is probable that we may identify the fall of the Dynasty of Isin with this capture of the city.
Winckler undertook the work, and great numbers of cuneiform tablets were found.
But it remains to be proved whether these tablets were written there, and not rather, being in a foreign script, abroad, like most of the Tell el-Amarna archives.
In some significant cases, however, the Boghaz Keui tablets appear to give striking confirmation of Sayce's conjectures.
Furthermore, the Boghaz Keui tablets, though only partially deciphered as yet, go far to settle the question.
There are various systems of purging refined, or socalled refined, sugar in centrifugals, all designed with a view of obtaining the sugar in lumps or tablets, so as to appear as if it had been turned out from moulds and not from centrifugals, and great ingenuity and large sums of money have been spent in perfecting these different systems, with more or less happy results.
As in the beetroot factories, these machines work on different systems, but nearly all are arranged to turn out sugar in lumps or tablets presenting an appearance similar to that of loaf sugar made in moulds, as this kind of sugar meets with the greatest demand.
These inscriptions are generally on limestone or marble or on tablets of bronze, and vary from a few inches to some feet in length and height.
We should thus have in the tablets evidence of the worship of Yahweh among the Western Semites at a time long before the rise of Israel.
The fact that the full form Yahweh appears, whereas in Hebrew proper names only the shorter Yahu and Yah occur, weighs somewhat against the interpretation, as it does against Delitzsch's reading of his tablets.
He had a great master in Democritus, the originator of the doctrine of atoms, and there is every reason to believe that the various " asclepia " were very carefully conducted hospitals for the sick, possessing a curious system of case-books, in the form of votive tablets, left by the patients, on which were recorded the symptoms, treatment and result of each case.
Potassium auricyanide, 2KAu(CN) 4.3H 2 O, is obtained as large, colourless, efflorescent tablets by crystallizing concentrated solutions of auric chloride and potassium cyanide.
The scope of the archaeologist's studies must include every department of the ancient history of man as preserved in antiquities of whatever character, be they tumuli along the Baltic, fossil skulls and graven bones from the caves of France, the flint implements, pottery, and mummies of Egypt, tablets and bas-reliefs from Mesopotamia, coins and sculptures of Greece and Rome, or inscriptions, waxen tablets, parchment rolls, and papyri of a relatively late period of classical antiquity.
No one was able to guess, even in the vaguest way, the exact interpretation of these odd characters; but, on the other hand, no one could doubt that they constituted a system of writing, and that the piles of inscribed tablets were veritable books.
The story of the books now spoken of as the "Creation" and "Deluge" tablets of the Assyrians, in the British Museum, which were discovered in the ruins of Nineveh by Layard and by George Smith, has been familiar to every one for a good many years.
The particular tablets in question date only from about the 7th century B.C., but it is agreed among Assyriologists that they are copies of older texts current in Babylonia for many centuries before, and it is obvious that the compilers of Genesis had access to the Babylonian stories.
As, one after another, the various tablets and cylinders and annalistic tablets have been translated, it has become increasingly clear that here are almost inexhaustible fountains of knowledge, and that sooner or later it may be possible to check the Hebrew accounts of the most important periods of their history with contemporaneous accounts written from another point of view.
On the other hand, the absence of letters from Mycenae among the tablets of Tel el-Amarna must be regarded as at least suggestive.
In a small outlying mound de Sarzec discovered the archives of the temple, about 30,000 inscribed clay tablets, containing the business records, and revealing with extraordinary minuteness the administration of an ancient Babylonian temple, the character of its property, the method of farming its lands, herding its flocks, and its commercial and industrial dealings and enterprises; for an ancient Babylonian temple was a great industrial, commercial, agricultural and stock-raising establishment.
Unfortunately, before these archives could be removed, the galleries containing them were rifled by the Arabs, and large numbers of the tablets were sold to antiquity dealers, by whom they have been scattered all over Europe and America.
In observations of position angle one of the two tablets 81 can be used to record the readings.
Although the Purasati appear after the 15th-14th centuries, now illuminated by the Amarna tablets, their own history is perhaps earlier.
Of the Mexican and Central American sculpture and architecture a competent judge says that Yucatan and the southern states of Mexico are not rich in sculptures, apart from architecture; but in the valley of Mexico the human figure, animal forms, fanciful life motives in endless variety, were embodied in masks, yokes, tablets, calendars, cylinders, disks, boxes, vases and ornaments.
Two tablets at the mines of Wadi Maghara in the peninsula of Sinai, a granite block from Bubastis, and a beautiful ivory statuette found by Petrie in the temple at Abydos, are almost all that can be definitely assigned to Khufu outside the pyramid at Giza and its ruined accompaniments.
Of Alcott's published works the most important is Tablets (1868); next in order of merit is Concord Days (1872).
This may be introduced very early; square tablets being used for the mensuration of areas, and cubical blocks for the mensuration of volumes.
They were recorded in the comparatively late surviving version of the 7th century B.C., on twelve tablets, with an obvious design of correlation with the twelve divisions of the sun's annual course.
While the ruins of Calah were remarkably rich in monumental material, enamelled bricks, bronze and ivory objects and the like, they yielded few of the inscribed clay tablets found in such great numbers at Nineveh and various Babylonian sites.
Not a few of the astrological and omen tablets in the Kuyunjik collection of the British Museum, however, although found at Nineveh, were executed, according to their own testimony, at Calah for the rab-dup-sarre or principal librarian during the reigns of Sargon and Sennacherib (716-684 B.C.).
Tallquist's edition of the Maklu series of incantations and his explanations of the ritual, and also the publications by Zimmern of the Surpu series of tablets in his Beitreige have rendered us familiar with the functions of the asipu.
Johns (Interpreter, April 1 9 06, "The Prophets of Babylonia") thinks that longer discourses moral, and predictive, fully equal to those of the Hebrew prophets, existed in Babylonia as early as the 3rd millennium B.C. but were curtailed into the brief sentences of the omen tablets.
Tens of thousands of clay tablets, systematically arranged on shelves, contained the classics of the Babylonian literature for which his scribes ransacked and copied the treasures of all then known centres of literary life.
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.
But although the evidence of the Amarna tablets might thus support the biblical tradition in its barest outlines, the view in question, if correct, would necessitate the rejection of a great mass of the biblical narratives as a whole.
In this reign a severe struggle took place with China, peace being concluded in 821 at Ch'ang-ngan and ratified at Lhasa the following year by the erection of bilingual tablets, which still exist.
The earliest notice of it is in the Tell el-Amarna tablets, in a letter from the local governor, who then held it for Egypt, with which country it always stood in close connexion.
The tablets which reveal this state of affairs are written in the language and script of Babylonia, and thus show indirectly the extent to which Babylonian culture had penetrated Palestine and Phoenicia; at the same time they illustrate the closeness of the relations between the Canaanite towns and the dominant power of Egypt.
Another goddess, specially honoured at Carthage, is Tanith (pronunciation uncertain); nothing is known of her characteristics; she is regularly connected with Ba'al on the Carthaginian votive tablets, and called " the face of Ba'al," i.e.
Aluminium sulphate crystallizes as Al 2 (SO 4) 3.181120 in tablets belonging to the monoclinic system.
The method of compressing tea into tablets 8 or bricks is unfamiliar in western Europe.
It doubtless arose from the necessity of reducing bulk to a minimum for conveyance by caravan across the great trade routes of Asia, and now B r cks a ad that the railway and the steamship have supplemented tablets.
Those are freely used.in the preparation of small tablets, compressed to such a condition of hardness as to resemble wood or stone, and commonly passed round as currency in certain districts of Russia.
This journey resulted not only in the discovery of the missing tablets, but of fragments which recorded the succession and duration of the Babylonian dynasties.
A statue was erected in St Paul's in 1825, and there are commemorative tablets in Lichfield Cathedral, St Nicholas (Brighton), Uttoxeter, St Clement Danes (London), Gwaynynog and elsewhere.
In Prague the victory of the Czechs has been marked by the removal of all German street names, and the Czech town council even passed a by-law forbidding private individuals to have tablets put up with the name of the street in German.
In Syria there are tablets of conquest on the rocks at the mouth of the Nahr el Keib.
The first group is contemporary with the XVIIIth and XIXth Dynasties and consists in the first place of the Tell ci .Amarna tablets with others related to them, containing the reports of governors of the Syrian possessions of Egypt, and the correspondence of the kings of Babylon, Assur, Mitanni and Khntti (the Hittites) with the Pharaohs.
The written nieroglyphs, formed by the scribe with the reed pen on papyrus, eather, wooden tablets, &c., have their outlines more or less abbreyitted, producing eventually the cursive scripts hieratic and demotmc. The written hieroglyphs were employed at all periods, especially or religious texts, Hieratic.A kind of cursive hieroglyphic or hieratic writing is ound even in the 1st Dynasty.
A few tablets of the IXth Dynasty have been found at Sakkhra, and a tomb of a prince at Assit.
Akhenaton has been so consistently eclipsed by the later kings who destroyed his work, that the painted pavement and the rock tablets of Tell el Amarna are the only monuments of his still in position, beside a few small inscriptions.
The name of the Lycians, Lukki, is first met with in the Tel el-Amarna tablets (1400 B.C.) and in the list of the nations from the eastern Mediterranean who invaded Egypt in the reign of Mineptah, the successor of Rameses II.
The contents of the tombs have been nearly destroyed by successive plunderers; enough remained to show that rich jewellery was placed on the mummies, a profusion of vases of hard and valuable stones from the royal table service stood about the body, the store-rooms were filled with great jars of wine, perfumed ointment and other supplies, and tablets of ivory and of ebony were engraved with a record of the yearly annals of the reigns.
Wooden tablets covered with various signs and figures have also been found.
Triada in 1913 found a portico bordering a courtyard of the palace, a large deposit of inscribed clay tablets, and a well-preserved L.M.
The tablet itself was in October 1907 removed by Chinese officials into the city proper, and placed in the Pei Lin or "forest of tablets," a museum in which are collected tablets of the Han, Tang, Sung, Yuen and Ming dynasties, some of which bear historical legends, notably a set of stone tablets having the thirteen classics inscribed upon them, while others are symbolical or pictorial; among these last is a full-sized likeness of Confucius.
Of fundamental importance are the Amarna cuneiform tablets discovered in 1887, containing some of the political correspondence between Western Asia and Egypt for a few years of the reigns of Amenophis III.
The picture which the evidence furnishes is as fundamental for our conception of Palestine during the monarchies as were the Amarna tablets for the age before they arose.
These agree with the more or less clear allusions in the Old Testament to myths of creation, Eden, deluge, mountain of gods, Titanic folk, world-dragons, heavenly hosts, &c., and also with the unearthed seals, tablets, altars, &c. representing mythical ideas.
As the tenth patriarch Noah corresponds to the tenth prehistoric Babylonian king, Xisuthros in Berossus, Ut-napistim or Atrahasis in the cuneiform tablets, the hero of the Babylonian flood story.
During the lapse of untold generations, despite domestic anarchy and foreign conquest, the Hindu village has in many parts preserved its simple customs, written in the imperishable tablets of tradition.
Of special texts and monographs bearing on the religion may be mentioned various volumes in the new series of cuneiform texts from Babylonian tablets, &c., in the British Museum (London, 1901 -), especially parts v., xii., xv., xvii., xviii., xx.
In this were found large numbers of inscribed clay tablets (it is estimated that upward of 40,000 tablets and fragments have been excavated in this mound alone), dating from the middle of the 3rd millennium B.C. onward into the Persian period, partly temple archives, partly school exercises and text-books, partly mathematical tables, with a considerable number of documents of a more distinctly literary character.
Almost directly opposite the temple, however, a large palace was excavated, apparently of the Cossaean period, and in this neighbourhood and further southward on these mounds large numbers of inscribed tablets of various periods, including temple archives of the Cossaean and commercial archives of the Persian period, were excavated.
Jewish names, appearing in the Persian documents discovered at Nippur, show, however, that Jewish settlement at that city dates in fact from a much earlier period, and the discovery on some of the tablets found there of the name of the canal Kabari suggests that the Jewish settlement of the exile, on the canal Chebar, to which Ezekiel belonged, may have been somewhere in this neighbourhood, if not at Nippur itself.
These ruins have been particularly fruitful in inscribed material, especially clay tablets, many of them from the very earliest periods; but little of artistic or architectural importance has been discovered.
The text bears a general resemblance to the two well-known Assyrian versions on tablets in the British Museum, but it has been claimed that its phraseology presents a closer parallel to the biblical version of the Deluge story in the "Priestly Code."
For several years the existence of Babylonian versions of the legend had been detected among collections of tablets dating from the earlier historical periods.
On purely epigraphic grounds the suggestion has indeed been made that it should be assigned to the Kassite period (not earlier than 1700 B.C.), during which a very large number of the tablets found at Nippur were inscribed.'
It was by the collection and reproduction of such documents, preserved in the ancient religious centres, that Assurbani-pal was enabled to form his unique library of tablets at Nineveh.
When the tablets containing the vows to be offered for the welfare of the state during the next lustrum were handed to him, he left the duty of reciting them to Tiberius, saying that he would not take vows which he was never destined to perform.
The Ophites actually identified the serpent with Sophia (" Wisdom "); the old sage Garga, one of the fathers of Indian astronomy, owed his learning to the serpent-god Sesha Naga; and the Phoenician 14pwv 'Ocbiwv wrote the seven tablets of fate which were guarded by Harmonia.
Of Etruscan origin also is the Umbrian alphabet, represented first and foremost in the bronze tablets from Gubbio (the ancient Iguvium).
In it and around it were found the most interesting products of excavation - statuettes and decorative bronzes, many of them bearing dedications to Zeus Naius and Dione, and inscriptions, including many small tablets of lead which contained the questions put to the oracle.
The leaden tablets of the oracle contain no certain example of a response, though there are many questions, varying from matters of public policy or private enterprise to inquiries after stolen goods.
Many other inscribed stones and tablets have been found built into modern buildings, while the excavation of a mound brought to light relics of a stone age.
On Babylonian tablets both the forms Khishiarshu and Akkashiarshi occur amongst others.
The excavations at Senkereh were peculiarly successful in the discovery of inscribed remains, consisting of clay tablets, chiefly contracts, but including also an important mathematical tablet and a number of tablets of a description almost peculiar to Senkereh, exhibiting in basrelief scenes of everyday life.
Associated with the Sky are tablets to the sun and moon, the seven stars of the Great Bear, the five planets, the twenty-eight constellations, and all the stars of heaven; tablets to clouds, rain, wind and thunder being placed next to that of the moon.
With the Earth are grouped the tablets to the five lofty Mountains, the three Hills of perpetual peace and the four Seas, the five celebrated Mountains and the four great Rivers.
The Tell el-Amarna tablets found in Upper Egypt in 1887 are a series of despatches in cuneiform script from Babylonian kings and Phoenician and Palestinian governors to the Pharaohs (c. 1400 B.C.).
Accordingly the liquid extracts of the gland, or the gland substance itself compressed into tablets, have become largely used in the treatment of the disorder.
When the thyroid tablets or extract of thyroid are given in too large quantities to patients suffering from myxoedema, the symptoms of myxoedema disappear, but in their place appear others indicative of increased metabolism and accelerated circulation.
The lactic acid bacilli are given either in the form of tablets or milk soured by them, or cheese made from the sour milk.
The commonest are senna in the form of compound liquorice powder, sulphur in the form of lozenges, cascara sagrada, either in tablets or in the form of liquid or dry extract, rhubarb, colocynth and especially aloes.
In 1879 and 1880 Hormuzd Rassam conducted more extensive, although unsystematic, excavations in this mound, finding a considerable quantity of inscribed tablets and the like, now in the British Museum; but by far the greater part of this ruin still remains unexplored.
Zoogloea of Bacterium merismopedioides, Zopf, containing cocci arranged in tablets.
The great library of Nineveh was to a considerable extent his creation, and scribes were kept constantly employed in it copying the older tablets of Babylonia, though unfortunately their patron's tastes inclined rather to omens and astrology than to subjects of more modern interest.
The Mutiny Memorial, which was erected by the army before Delhi, is a rather poor specimen of a Gothic spire in red sandstone, while the memorial tablets are of inferior marble.
Impressions are to be found on many of the cuneiform clay tablets.
There were simple religious annals, votive tablets recording miracles accomplished at a shrine, lists of priests and priestesses, accounts of benefactions, of prodigies and portents.
Down to the time of the Gracchi (131 B.C.) the Pontifex Maximus inscribed the year's events upon annual tablets of wood which were preserved in the Regia, the official residence of the pontiff in the Forum.
All over the place are imperial tablets of different dynasties, with glowing tributes to the one man whom China delights to honour; and on the right of the grandson's mound is a small house said to mark the place of the hut where Tze-kung passed his nearly five years of loving vigil.
The leather thongs, by which the tablets of Confucius's copy were tied together, were thrice worn out by his constant handling.
In the time of Aristotle the names of the enrolled ephebi were engraved on a bronze pillar (formerly on wooden tablets) in front of the council-chamber.
The sodium salt, Na 4 P 2 0 6.10H 2 O, forms monoclinic prisms and in solution is strongly alkaline; the acid salt, Na3HP206.9H20, forms monoclinic tablets.
On cooling the salt separates as white six-sided tablets.
The latter does not keep well, and the best way of using ergot is to dissolve tablets obtained from a reputable maker, and containing some of the active principles, in pure water, the solution being injected subcutaneously.
At this time unshorn lambs are dipped and dosed with one of Cooper's tablets of sulphur-arsenic dip material to destroy internal parasites.
The tablets dated from his reign in Babylonia go down to the end of his eighth year, i.e.
With the exception of Babylonian dated tablets and some Egyptian inscriptions, we possess no contemporary evidence about the reign of Cambyses but the short account of Darius in the Behistun inscription.
It forms iron-black plates or tablets which appear red by transmitted and a metallic green by reflected light.
The practice of sleeping (incubatio) in these sanctuaries was very common, it being supposed that the god effected cures or prescribed remedies to the sick in dreams. All who were healed offered sacrifice - especially a cock - and hung up votive tablets, on which were recorded their names, their diseases and the manner in which they had been cured.
Many of these votive tablets have been discovered in the course of excavations at Epidaurus.
In the Jumjuma mound at the southern extermity of the old city the contract and other business tablets of the Egibi firm were found.
The decipherment and interpretation by the learned Jesuits, Fathers Epping and Strassmeier, of a number of clay tablets preserved in the British Museum, have supplied detailed knowledge of the methods practised in Mesopotamia in the 2nd century B.C. 5 They show no trace of Greek influence, and were doubtless the improved outcome of an unbroken tradition.
Nor can the attempt of the American scholar Muss-Arnolt to explain them as cognate with the Babylonian Tablets of Destiny be pronounced successful.
The chief points were (I) the lawfulness and expediency of certain terms employed by the Jesuits in naming God Almighty, such as Tien, " Heaven," and Shang-ti, " Supreme Ruler" or "Emperor," instead of Tien-Chu, " Lord of Heaven," and in particular the erection of inscribed tablets in the churches, on which these terms were made use of; 2 (2) in respect to the ceremonial offerings made in honour of Confucius, and of personal ancestors, which Ricci had recognized as merely "civil" observances; (3) the erection of tablets in honour of ancestors in private houses; and (4), more generally,- sanction and favour accorded to ancient Chinese sacred books and philosophical doctrine, as not really trespassing;on Christian faith.
The theory of the ecliptic as representing the course of the sun through the year, divided among twelve constellations with a measurement of 30 to each division, is also of Babylonian origin, as has now been definitely proved; but it does not appear to have been perfected until after the fall of the Babylonian empire in 539 B.C. Similarly, the other accomplishments of Babylonian astronomers, such as their system or rather systems of moon calculations and the drawing up of planetary tablets, belong to this late period, so that the golden age of Babylonian astronomy belongs not to the remote past, as was until recently supposed, but to the Seleucid period, i.e.
By this geographical name is probably meant all western Syria and Palestine with Raphia - " the (first) city of the Ka-n-`-na " - for the south-west boundary towards the desert.2 In the letters sent by governors and princes of Palestine to their Egyptian overlord 3 - commonly known as the Tel-el-Amarna tablets - we find the two forms Kinahhi and Kinahna, corresponding to Kena' and Kena`an respectively, and standing, as Ed.
But this does not prove that the terms " Canaanite " and " Canaan " arose in that region, for they are presumably much older than the Amarna tablets.
In the Egyptian inscriptions and in the Amarna tablets Amar and Amurru have a more limited meaning, being applied to the mountain-region east of Phoenicia, extending to the Orontes.
It may be mentioned here that on the first of these sites a cuneiform tablet belonging to the Amarna series was discovered; at Gezer, a deed of sale; at Tell-el-Hasy the remains of a Babylonian stele, three seals, and three cylinders with Babylonian mythological representations; at Tell-el-Mutasellim, a seal bearing a Babylonian legend, and at Taannek, twelve tablets and fragments of tablets were found near the fragments of the terracotta box in which they were stored.
But much beside tablets has been found on these sites; primitive sanctuaries, for instance.
In the period of the Egyptian suzerainty over Palestine in the eighteenth dynasty Damascus (whose name frequently appears in the Tell el-Amarna tablets) was capital of the small province of Ubi.
He closely studied the bronze tablets in Rome on which were inscribed the early treaties concluded between Romans and Carthaginians.
The Accadians bequeathed their system to the Babylonians, and cuneiform tablets and cylinders, boundary stones, and Euphratean art generally, point to the existence of a well-defined system of star names in their early history.
The tablets examined range in date from 3000-500 B.C., and hence the system must be anterior to the earlier date.
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The tablets from Ugarit were found to have been written in an alphabetic cuneiform that might have preceded the Phoenician alphabet.
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In 1934 charcoal tablets were first experimented with in order to supply the glowing ember that incense needs.
The most common form of folate supplementation was through tablets which were taken by 65% of mothers who reported increasing their folate supplementation was through tablets which were taken by 65% of mothers who reported increasing their folate intake.
It provides a cooling effect in tablets and panned products and can be used to produce fondants.
Try sipping ginger ale, taking herbal tablets, or chewing crystalised ginger if you like the taste of it.
Cyanuric acid can be added separately or more commonly it is supplied as stabilized chlorine granules or tablets.
Tablets enclosed in special polymers and capsules that contain minute coated granules are under development by a number of companies.
Echinaforce is available as fresh herb tincture or fresh herb tincture or fresh herb tincture tablets.
All symbols and tablets of humanity contain one hieroglyph, the sacred prayer - Peace and Unity.
Antihistamine tablets and syrups Antihistamines prevent the histamine tablets and syrups Antihistamines prevent the histamine your body produces to the allergen from causing the allergic symptoms.
A few weeks ago I decided I was ok enough to give the tablets a big heave ho.
Nurofen migraine pain tablets contain ibuprofen lysine, which is a form of ibuprofen that is more soluble than regular ibuprofen.
Should paralytic ileus be suspected or occur during use, morphine tablets should be discontinued immediately.
The 10 mg orodispersible tablets also contain red iron oxide E172 and the 15 mg orodispersible tablets contain yellow iron oxide E172.
However, if soy is not to your taste, you may want to consider taking soya isoflavone tablets instead.
How do such predictions jive with the data on the ancient clay tablets?
Other Information These tablets are made using finest quality wild sea kelp, a naturally rich marine source of iodine.
The Babylonians studied problems which lead to simultaneous linear equations and some of these are preserved in clay tablets which survive.
Effect of plant stanol tablets on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering in patients on statin drugs.
Can we take all of the tablets in our hand luggage, or must they go in the hold luggage?
It is available as 5 milligram and 20 milligram tablets.
All the tablets are in blister packs with the name of the drug on the back of the blister packet.
For example, elderly people are particularly susceptible to the side effects of opioid painkillers such as morphine and sleeping tablets such as diazepam.
These buried tablets would make the art of many of his contemporaries seem very parochial indeed.
One phase was supplemented with sodium tablets and the other with matched placebo.
Quest use unique timed release technology and are the first company to analyze and guarantee the potency of the active ingredients within herb tablets.
Long-term treatment with tablets such as beta-blockers (Eg propranolol) may reduce the risks of further bleeding.
The tablets along with information booklets are being issued in advance of the planned restart of the pressurized water reactor at Vulcan.
Water testing equipment is available in test kit form using either liquid reagents or tablets.
We also offer reflexology and aromatherapy, sell Evening Primrose tablets, and give advice and support to patients and their carers.
Many of the tablets used for psoriatic arthritis are also used in other forms of arthritis, particularly rheumatoid arthritis.
Senokot Tablets are a natural constipation remedy containing the ingredient senna, extracted from the senna plant.
Myfortic 180mg film-coated gastro-resistant tablets contain 180mg mycophenolic acid (as mycophenolate sodium ).
You should swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water.
Certain items of Ordnance Stores, including mosquito cream, water sterilizing tablets, etc., Hospital clothing, are held.
The Casualty Doctor may prescribe some tablets to help with the pain.
Older children can take tablets or tablets dissolved in water.
Sometimes a doctor will advise sleeping tablets to be taken on only 2 or 3 nights per week, rather than on every night.
Tablets should be taken with a little liquid, and possible remnants of the chewable tablets should be taken with a little liquid, and possible remnants of the chewable tablets should be washed down with a little liquid.
Hands-on experience with cuneiform tablets forms an important part of the program.
For quicker action, dispersible aspirin tablets can be used but may still irritate the stomach.
This medication is available in not only the 10mg tablet form but also in 5mg and 20mg tablets.
You can take up to eight 500 mg tablets a day.
They need to take steroid tablets for a longer period.
He also took ecstasy tablets that also affect the heart.
For patients unable to swallow the film-coated tablets, the tablets may be dispersed in a glass of mineral water or apple juice.
Pot of 100 tablets said to give you a ' golden tan all over ' without the damaging effects of the sun!
These easy to use tablets kill tapeworm and roundworm in one dose.
What's in your medicine Lopresor SR tablets contain metoprolol tartrate.
Echinaforce, 120 Tablets Unique tablets made from the popular fresh herb tincture.
To produce tincture tablets, we employ Vogel's unique method of tablet production using the tincture tablets, we employ Vogel's unique method of tablet production using the tincture as the starting point.
In the case of the Novgorod tablets such a procedure would be wholly unrealistic.
Low sugar ribena or soluble vitamin C tablets are suitable for this purpose.
The scanty traces which remain have not been systematically excavated except in the neighbourhood of the Dipylon; the discovery of sepulchral tablets built into the masonry illustrates the statement of Thucydides with regard to the employment of such material in the hasty construction of the walls.
Of some tablets portions of two, and of some tablets portions of as many as four, copies have turned up, pointing therefore to the great popularity of the production.
Rival kings, Pungunilaand Immerum,are mentioned in the contract tablets as reigning at the same time as Sumu-la-ilu (or Samu-la-ilu); and under Sin-muballidh, the great-grandson of Sumu-la-ilu, the Elamites laid the whole of the country under tribute, and made Eri-Aku or Arioch, called Rim-Sin by his Semitic subjects, king of Larsa.
Friedrich Delitzsch brought into notice three tablets, of the age of the first dynasty of Babylon, in which he read the names of Yaa'-ve-ilu, Ya-ve-ilu, and Ya-u- um -ilu (" Yahweh is God "), and which he regarded as conclusive proof that Yahweh was known in Babylonia before 2000 B.C.; he was a god of the Semitic invaders in the second wave of migration, who were, according to Winckler and Delitzsch, of North Semitic stock (Canaanites, in the linguistic sense).'
Indeed, there are tablets in the British Museum labelled 4500 B.C.; and later researches, particularly those of the expedition of the University of Pennsylvania at Nippur, have brought us evidence which, interpreted with the aid of estimates as to the average rate of accumulation of dust deposits, leads to the inference that a high state of civilization had been attained in Mesopotamia at least 9000 years ago.
Two magnificent marble ambones, the larger dating from 1175, a large 11th-century altar frontal in the south aisle, having scenes from the Bible carved on thirty ivory tablets, with 13th-century mosaics in the apse, given by Giovanni da Procida, the promotor of the Sicilian Vespers, and the tomb of Pope Gregory VII., and that of Queen Margaret of Durazzo, mother of King Ladislaus, erected in 1412, deserve to be mentioned.
Through the fortunate discovery of cuneiform tablets deposited by his successor in the archives at Tell el-Amarna, we can see how the rulers of the great kingdoms beyond the river, Mitanni, Assyria and even Babylonia, corresponded with Amenophis, gave their daughters to him in marriage, and congratulated themselves on having his friendship. The king of Cyprus too courted him; while within the empire the descendants of the Syrian dynasts conquered by his father, having been educated in Egypt, ruled their paternal possessions as the abject slaves of Pharaoh.
It is mentioned in the Eugubine tablets (see IGuviuM) as a hostile city against which imprecations are directed.
Now kids are making animated movies on handheld tablets.
Also, quinine tablets are apparently good for relieving (night) cramps.
Psychic Consultation Readings, Tarot, runes crystals, crystal ball, Egyptian tablets, Druid Animal cards, Druid tree stave.
By this time, I was reaching for the seasickness tablets.
She only uses it now as a backup if she has n't been for a few days, she takes 4 senna tablets daily.
Adios slimming tablets are not suitable for children under the age of 16.
Myfortic 180mg film-coated gastro-resistant tablets contain 180mg mycophenolic acid (as mycophenolate sodium).
However, the stylus tablets have proved particularly difficult to read.
Sublingual vitamin b -12 tablets are designed to dissolve under the tongue to speed B... symptom of vitamin b12 deficiency.
Take a medical kit containing a few basics such as anti-diarrhoea tablets, sunburn treatment, antiseptic cream and painkillers with you.
According to the Bible, the Ark held the tablets of stone given to Moses by God on Mt Sinai.
Tablets should be taken with a little liquid, and possible remnants of the chewable tablets should be washed down with a little liquid.
Pot of 100 tablets said to give you a ' golden tan all over ' without the damaging effects of the sun !
What 's in your medicine Lopresor SR tablets contain metoprolol tartrate.
Tetra Prima) and wafers / tablets (e.g.
If you already suffer from SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) tetracycline tablets may make your condition worse.
Or your doctor may suggest you take theophylline tablets.
My sister is taking thyroxine tablets to lose weight is n't this dangerous?
To produce tincture tablets, we employ Vogel 's unique method of tablet production using the tincture as the starting point.
Already, allusions in the Song of Deborah and Psalms 29 have been found in the Ugaritic tablets.
The vending machine operator must not allow the purchase of more than 100 tablets in a single transaction.
Also, warping the pointer can cause problems for users of absolute location pointing devices (like graphics tablets).
Feed pet brewer 's yeast, vitamin B or garlic tablets...
This is done with chemicals like chlorine and tablets that kill bacteria and keep the water fresh.
Models within this line can include touch screens, tablets, ultraportables, and high performance.
Tablets are similar to laptop computers, but sometimes do not have a keyboard and are primarily operated through a touchscreen.
Wireless-N (802.11n) is the standard that can be found in most smartphones, laptops, tablets and other wireless devices.
Single band routers will typically offer just 2.4GHz for the greatest flexibility, as nearly all 802.11n wireless devices -- like tablets and smartphones -- will use that frequency.
She has been checked by the vet and has previously used hormone tablets, steroids and has been treated for fleas and wormed.
Feed kittens four weeks and older the flavored tablets, and use the oral suspension fluid for kittens six weeks and older.
The first reference of the medicinal use of aloe vera was found on Sumarian clay tablets dating from between 2200-1700 BC.
The supplement is taken daily as a migraine preventive, and delivery is either through tablets, nasal spray, or both.
Odorless garlic tablets provide a convenient dose of garlic without the telltale garlic breath.
Other forms of the herb are tablets, capsules, teas and raw root form.
The root is then ground up and made into tincture or put in capsules and tablets.
John's Wort is available in tinctures, capsules, tablets and teas.
These tablets contain three anxiety reducing ingredients - l-theanine, kava kava, melatonin and valerian.
Tablets should be taken three times daily between meals before allergy season.
The slippery elm inner bark is dried and ground to a powder that can then be used in tablets, herbal teas, or poultices.
The powder is used to make tablets or capsules and throat lozenges.
In addition to working with iPads, this device is compatible with most touchscreen smartphones and tablets.
Both daily and monthly tablets are available that destroy larvae before it reaches maturation, therefore preventing the worms from lodging in the dog's heart.
Treatment can be extensive, but prevention is a simple matter of regular tablets.
Finally, you might consider using Nutri-Vet Green Grass tablets.
Tablets - These can be given daily or monthly depending upon the dosage and the brand, and they come in chewable forms as well.
These are flavored tablets that prevent heartworm, roundworm, whipworm and hookworm.
The tablets should be given once a month and are a fairly inexpensive form of heartworm prevention.
It sells free range bee pollen tablets in a six month supply.
Those taking tablets need to follow the instructions on the container, as it depends on the amount of pollen each tablet contains.Children can also take bee pollen.
Over a period of time, as the body ages, the digestive system may have more difficulty breaking down vitamin tablets and capsules.
It is often treated by dietary changes and insulin injections or tablets.
Traditionally consumed as an herbal tea, kava-kava is also found in capsules tablets and extracts.
Be sure to carry a sufficient supply of drinking water and/or water purification tablets.
You should carry a water bottle or hydration pack as well as a water filter and water purification tablets to ensure that water found along the trail is safe to drink.
Griffin produces a series of cables, cases, docks, FM transmitters, stands, and mounts for smartphones, tablets, and portable media players.
Zagg is the company behind the hugely popular invisibleSHIELD product that provides a clear protective film for phones, tablets, and laptops.
In addition to several new tablets, 3D TVs, and other technological innovations, CES 2011 also saw the revealing of several new smartphones.
Taking three to six tablets just before eating helps some children digest lactose-containing solid foods.
The child should not take salt tablets, because such a high concentration of salt may actually worsen the condition.
Early symptoms of hypoglycemia can be treated with oral glucose tablets or gel, available at most pharmacies.
Nasal decongestants may be used in many forms, including tablets, nose drops, and nasal sprays.
The most severe adverse effects can be avoided by using nose drops and nasal sprays in place of tablets or capsules.
Parents administering these drugs to their children should use nose drops or nasal spray and avoid tablets or capsules, which are more likely to cause adverse effects.
Bisacodyl tablets are enteric coated, and so should not be used in combination with antacids.
Tablets containing pancreatic enzymes are taken with every meal; depending on the size of the tablet and the meal, as many as 20 tablets may be needed.
About 20,000 children are reported as accidentally swallowing iron tablets each year in the United States, although not all of these cases end in death.
A lethal dose of iron is in the range of 200-250 mg iron/kg body weight, meaning that a child who accidentally eats 20 or more iron tablets may die as a result of iron poisoning.
Parents should take a child who is known to have swallowed iron tablets to the doctor or a hospital emergency room for treatment as soon as possible, as an iron overdose is potentially fatal.
When mineral toxicity results from the excessive consumption of mineral supplements, toxicity can be prevented by minimizing the use of dietary supplements and keeping iron tablets in particular out of the reach of children.
Antihistamines are available as prescription and over-the-counter tablets, topical preparations, nasal sprays, and eye drops.
Antihistamine tablets and topical creams, gels, sprays, or ointments are used to treat skin hives related to food allergies and itching and hives associated with allergic contact dermatitis and insect bites and stings.
For children who resist taking pills, many antihistamines are available as flavored chewable tablets, tablets that easily dissolve on the tongue, and in flavored syrups.
Spermicides come in many different forms such as jelly, foam, tablets, and even a transparent film.
Erythromycin is available as enteric-coated tablets, which are released in the intestine rather than the stomach; as a liquid; and as bead-filled capsules.
These forms are less likely to cause stomach upset than traditional tablets.
Enteric-coated tablets should never be split or crushed, since doing so will destroy the effectiveness of the coating.
Glucose tablets or gel can also be taken.
If levels are 70 mg/dl (3.9 mmol/L) or lower, they should take 15 grams of a fast-acting carbohydrate (e.g., glucose tablets, Life Savers, regular cola), wait 15 minutes, and test their blood sugars again.
Keeping the glove compartment stocked with a roll of glucose tablets can help in the case of an unexpected low on the road.
Examples include glucose tablets, honey, fructose, hard candy, and cake frosting.
Tablets are easier for use during travel; usage must start a few days before departure.
This fact is particularly relevant to phenytoin, which comes in liquid, chewable tablets, short-acting capsules and long-acting capsules.
Charcoal tablets, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, and citrus seed extract can be taken to help normalize the digestive system.
Chewable lactase enzyme tablets are also available.
Three to six tablets taken before a meal or snack will aid in the digestion of solid foods.
Dextromethorphan works best in liquid formulations but is also available in capsules, lozenges, and tablets.
Methylphenidate comes in short- and long-acting tablets.
Infants and small children may also receive salt tablets, while older children are encouraged to eat salty foods.
Antihistamines are available as prescription and over-the-counter tablets, topical gels or creams, nasal sprays, and eye drops.
Decongestants are available as nasal sprays or drops, oral tablets, or syrups.
Corticosteroids reduce mucous membrane inflammation and are available by prescription and taken as a series of oral tablets.
For children who resist taking pills, many antihistamines are available as flavored chewable tablets, tablets that easily dissolve on the tongue, or flavored syrups.
Systemic fluorides, including fluoridated water and prescription fluoride supplements supplied as tablets, drops, or lozenges, can be incorporated into the enamel of children's developing teeth.
Jewish tombstones will have symbols on them such as the Star of David, lions, a menorah, scrolls or the tablets with the 10 Commandments.
This medicine should not be used by women of childbearing age, and pregnant women shouldn't even touch the tablets.
The makers of these pills and tablets claim that they will make your hair grow faster, look healthier, and resist breakage better than before.
Some preparations are simply multivitamin tablets, while others are essentially herbal supplements.
The package comes with two tablets, one to be taken immediately and a second which must be taken 12 hours later.
Methotrexate is given orally or by injection during your initial doctor visit, then Misoprostol tablets are given orally or inserted vaginally during a second office visit five to seven days later.
Mifepristone is given orally, followed by Misoprostol tablets given orally or inserted vaginally during the second office visit 36 to 48 hours later.
Soft and Easy comes in a sachet form and Duo tabs are two tablets.
The lineup include over 1,000 Vitamin World brand items, from specialty whey protein blends for advanced bodybuilders to simple vitamin C tablets to help people fight colds.
The company manufactures 1.2 billion tablets, 500 million capsules, 450 million softgels and over 14 million bottles, according to its website.
Most of the side effects of B 12 supplementation are related to any preservatives in the tablets or injections.
The company offers vitamin C supplements in 500 mg and 1000 mg tablets.
Yet they also offer coated tablets, which make the vitamins easier on the stomach, as well as vitamin C derived from rose hips.
If your diet is low in yellow and green vegetables, you may need to take vitamin A tablets to avoid the effects of a vitamin A deficiency.
Because it is fat soluble, you should take vitamin A tablets with food, preferably containing some fat.
In addition to the dosage requirements, there are several special considerations you need to consider before taking vitamin A tablets.