Usage examples for babylonian

  1. These tablets are, I believe, leases and other legal documents from Eridu and other Babylonian cities. – The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman
  2. In his Babylonian home Abraham must have been familiar with the practice. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  3. The walls are of black stone: on the right a portal toward the front of the stage is concealed by a curtain embroidered with parrots and Babylonian branch- work; high and toward the back is a double window, with open cedar lattices, of an inner room: high in the opposed wall is a short arcade with a projecting gallery. – King Lear's Wife; The Crier by Night; The Riding to Lithend; Midsummer-Eve; Laodice and Danaë by Gordon Bottomley
  4. 3- 6. His imagination, which was considerably influenced by Babylonian art, is undisciplined. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  5. The Babylonian system, simple in its general principles but very complicated in many of its details, is now well known. – The Hindu-Arabic Numerals by David Eugene Smith Louis Charles Karpinski
  6. And to say this of man in one grade of life is to say it of all sorts and conditions of men; and to say it of one garden is to say it of all- whether the garden be the child of quality or of lowliness; whether it adorn castle, manor- house, villa, road- side cottage or signalman's box at the railway siding, or Japanese or British tea- garden, or Babylonian terrace or Platonic grove at Athens- in each case it was made for eye- delight at Beauty's bidding. – Garden-Craft Old and New by John D. Sedding
  7. Judah became a Babylonian province and Jehoiakim but the shadow of a king. – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  8. All the faces, bird, beast, Greek statue, Babylonian monster, human child and human lover, turned upward, the radiant light illumined them and one word broke from all. – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  9. The Babylonian king had made good use of the respite given him during the winter months. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  10. There are two Talmuds: the Jerusalem and the Babylonian. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  11. This is the part which had been included in the New Babylonian Empire. – The Ancient East by D. G. Hogarth
  12. The Mishna is one; but connected with this are two Gemaras of later origin; the more copious Babylonian, and the briefer Jerusalem Gemara; whence the distinction of the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmud. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  13. The native tradition of Greece was a little more helpful than the Babylonian teaching. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  14. And indeed there was something almost Babylonian, something very splendid in the vast courtyard which formed the centre of what appeared, to Sylvia's fascinated eyes, a grey stone palace. – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  15. Such lists were probably based upon very ancient documents, and prove that the astral element in Babylonian religion was very considerable. – The Babylonian Legends of the Creation by British Museum
  16. There are prayers among the Assyrian and Babylonian tablets which might almost stand beside the Fifty- first Psalm; but, on the whole, the deep sense of sin was the product of the revealed law. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  17. The hero of this little work, masterly less by reason of its artistic finish than the earnestness that pervades it from beginning to end, is " one of the slain of the Babylonian Talmud, whose spiritual life is artificially maintained by a literature itself dead." – The Haskalah Movement in Russia by Jacob S. Raisin
  18. " Paris demands Babylonian splendor. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  19. The rest would stand in an undisturbed stack of increasing dust, there to remain unread as long perhaps as the myriads of Babylonian classics that Assurbani- pal had copied in brick volumes for his great library at Nineveh. – In a Little Town by Rupert Hughes