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 #3925

Sachs & Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[pp. 295--303]

284 BC

BM 45927

1’ - […] a meteor which was very bright from Acturus to …
4’ - There was a “fall of fire” behind (the wall (?)) of Nabonidus (the last king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, reigning from 556-539 BC).

39’ - […] attack of locusts.

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