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.

Citations:

Text #3908

Sachs & Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[pp. 129--137]

A: BM 32149 + 32886
B: BM 35184

A
Col. i
33’ – shower, tornadoes (?), whirled (?) …

Col. ii
10 – That month, sick people recovered […]

Col. iii
14 – a meteor which was very bright in the middle of the sky.

B
5 – Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 9°. When 56° night were left to sunrise, lunar eclipse; on the south-east side […]
6 - […] cubits behind the rear container of Aquarius it was eclipsed.

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