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 #3822

Sachs & Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[pp. 451--455]

A: BM 45654 + 45747
B: BM 32143

12’ – […] … when the moon came out, it was completely covered; when it began to clear, […]
13’ – […the remainder of the pla]nets did not stand there; it was eclipsed in the end of Aquarius; at 42° before sunset.


3’ – [Night of the 16th,] beginning of the night, the earth quaked.

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