Geographical sites:

  • Babylon (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #727082)
    Pleiades_icon Babylon settlement, fort Geocontext: Fostat, Cairo
    Description: An ancient fortified city of the Delta of Egypt, located at Babylon in the area today known as Coptic Cairo.


Text #3808

Sachs & Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[p. 209]

BM 45635

6’ – The 28th, solar eclipse; when it began on the east side, in 14° daytime (?).

10’ – […mi]st and haze covered the sky, the disk of the sun looked like that of the moon

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