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ABC 24 (Eclectic chronicle)

The Eclectic Chronicle (ABC 24) is one of the historiographical texts from ancient Babylonia. It deals with events between 1080 and 822 that were important from a Babylonian point of view, but the exact purpose of this text is unclear. Some lines are duplicates of the Walker Chronicle.

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CM 15 ( Tiglath-pileser I Chronicle)

The Chronicle of Tiglath-Pileser I is a tablet from Aššur that contained an Assyrian chronicle; the Chronicle of Enlil-nirari may have been part of the same tablet. It describes the unfriendly relations between Assyria, the Aramaeans, and Babylonia during the last years of the reign of Tiglath-pileser I (r.1115-1076).

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CM 14 (Aššur-reša-iši Chronicle)

The Chronicle of Aššur-reš-iši is a fragment of an Assyrian chronicle; the tablet was found in Aššur. It describes the war of king Aššur-reš-iši (r.1133-1115) against the Babylonian king Ninurta-nadin-šumi (r.1132-1126).

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Machnaqa

Machnaqa: village in Lebanon, with remains of an ancient altar, three reliefs, and a couple of tombs. The complex dates to the first or second century CE.

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Peutinger Map

Peutinger map or Tabula Peutingeriana: medieval copy of an ancient Roman map, an invaluably important source for the study of ancient topography.

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The sanctuary of Nysa

In 326, Alexander invaded Gandara, where he discovered, near the river Kunar, a town called Nysa that was dedicated to the god of excess, Dionysus.note[More; perhaps, this Dionysus was the Indian god Shiva, the destroyer of worlds.] A description of the sanctuary is found in the Life of…

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ABC 25 (Walker Chronicle)

The Walker Chronicle, which is sometimes called Chronicle 25, is one of the historiographical texts from ancient Babylonia. It deals with events during the reign of the kings of the Kassite Dynasty and the Second Dynasty of Isin, and contains several duplicate lines with the Eclectic Chronicle.

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