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Share this:MessageToEagle.com – The history of banks can be traced to ancient Babylonian temples in the early 2nd millennium BC. In Babylon at the time of Hammurabi, there are records of loans made by the priests of the temple. Temples took in donations and tax revenue and amassed great wealth. Then, they redistributed these goods …

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Each Of These Little Known Photos From History Have A Bizarre Story Behind Them

The Entrance to the Great Temple at Baalbek, photographed in 1900.

In antiquity, present day Jordan was home for several ancient kingdoms incl: kingdom of Edom, Moab & Ammon. Throughout eras, parts of the country laid under control of regional powers incl Pharaonic Egypt during wars with Babylonians & Hittites; for discrete periods of times by Israelites. The Mesha Stele recorded the glory of King of Edom & victories over Israelites & others. Ammon/Moab kingdoms are mentioned in ancient maps, Near Eastern documents, Greco-Roman, Christian, Jewish.

books of baal temples | Ancient bronze statue of Baal, god of water and storms

The Ziggurat is that of Ur, the king appeared with Assyrian costumes whereas the…

Reconstruction of the ancient city of Babylon was created by me between March and May of 2013 for the Mesopotamia exhibition of the Royal Ontario Museum . Etemenanki Ziggurat (Tower of Babylon)

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Reconstruction of the ancient city of Babylon was created by me between March and May of 2013 for the Mesopotamia exhibition of the Royal Ontario Museum

Nippur Temple | U of Penn Museum excavations in 1899/1900. Nippur was the principal center of scribal training in the Old Babylonian period. The tablets excavated there provided the basis for recent research on mathematical education & curriculum