The Babylon Kings, were descended from Nimrod, the first King and priest of the Babylonian Mystery religion They ruled upon the throne (seat) of Nimrod with Nimrod's title "Pontifex Maximus."
When Noah and his family left the ark after the flood, they settled first at the northern feet of Ararat facing what is today Georgia, formerly USSR. From here, these eight souls began to spread out into the surrounding districts of northern Iran and Syria, as well as eastern Turkey. After five hundred years the families of Noah's descendants began to scatter more widely due to increasing population, and perhaps some degree of rivalry between the families of Japheth, Shem, and Ham. In this way we find entire "fertile crescent", as well as the Nile valley, the Anatolian and Iranian plateaus, Arabia, and Ethiopia have been sparsely settled---but with a majority of Noah's descendants living in the lower regions of Mesopotamia (which would come to be called Sumer and Akkad).
Modern archaeology has confirmed the fact that the first inhabitants of these areas were homogeneous in both race and culture, and the most reliable researches indicate that it was from here that population, animal husbandry, metallurgy, agriculture, and "citification" spread throughout the earth. The scientific and scriptural views are in exact agreement upon the origin and spread of races and civilization--- Whereas the scriptures clearly indicate the existence of all these elements of civilization long before the flood; orthodox science, by it's denial of the bible is forced to construct a mythical stone age several millennia long in order to account for the same phenomena.Erech or Uruk, the birthplace of the written word
It was in Mesopotamia that the first cities were built after the flood, and the first of these was quite naturally named after the very first city built by man before the flood---Enoch. this name has come down to us as Erech or Uruk in Sumeria. In all there were seven major cities built near the head of the Persian Gulf, leading to the name "Land of the Seven Cities" These seven cities are enumerated in Genesis as those which were conquered by Nimrod, establishing the world's first empire. When he set out to build himself an army of conquest, he recruited from his "cousins" the descendants of Sheba and Dedan who had come up through Arabia to settle on the Asian mainland. After raising his army, Nimrod ferried them up the gulf in the world's first naval armada, and conquered his empire. The best estimates place the time of the conquest as 1000 years after the flood of Noah.
Semiramis was a native of Erech, which as evidenced by it's name seems to have been built by a Hamitic family (Ham's wife was said to have been descended from Cain who built the first Erech in honor of his son). The name Semiramis is a later, Hellenized form of the Sumerian name "Sammur-amat", or "gift of the sea."
The initial element "sammur" when translated into Hebrew becomes "Shinar" (the biblical name for lower Mesopotamia), and is the word from which we derive "Sumeria". This one tarnished woman then, had such a lasting impact upon world history that not only do we call by her name the land from which civilization flowed, but God himself through the sacred writer has let us know that its distinguishing characteristic was that it was "the Land of Shinar," or Semiramis.
Although Nimrod was a brilliant strategist, he made a fatal blunder when he allowed Semiramis to retain full control over this religious hierarchy, and through it the minds and hearts of the people; for when a schism occurred between them she was able to turn it from a tool of support into a deadly weapon. The rift between husband and wife occurred when the queen bore an illegitimate son, and the king threatened her with both dethronement and exposure of her true origin. Semiramis, of course would not allow this to take place, and devised a plot to overthrow Nimrod which succeeded.
Semiramis named her son Damu (from the Sumerian "dam," or blood), which in the later Babylonian language became Dammuzi, in Hebrew Tammuz, and in Greek Adonis. Of course, Semiramis assumed the regency for her infant son, and ruled as absolute monarch for 42 more years..... To oppose the accusations of "mere" womanhood laid against her, she had herself deified as the mother of the god Damu (since only a god can beget a god) , and installed as "The Queen of Heaven"
. Upon coming to maturity and demanding of his mother to be installed as king, she not only refused Damu--but, seeing him now as a challenge to her rule, slated him for the same death she had meted to his father. Damu caught on to her scheme, and pre-empted his "assumption" by slaying his mother with his own sword. Thus Semiramis died after reigning as queen over Babylon for 102 years.
These events laid the groundwork for all of the pagan religious systems of antiquity, as well as many alive today. Semiramis,in particular was the model and original of every goddess and female cult figure in the ancient and modern worlds (either directly or by derivation); and thus it essential to know her story in order to discern what is factual legend and what is merely myth.
by Bryce Self....firstname.lastname@example.org
SEMIRAMIS: Legendary Mysterious Great Queen of Assyria, edited by George E. Foryan
Legend of Semiramis, by George E. Foryan
Worship of Semiramis, (Bahai)
The Original Goddess: Semiramis of Babylon, by Yisrayl Hawkins, House of Yahweh
Semiramis, Queen of Assyria, (Amazon Nation)
The Two Babylons, The Mother of the Child, Alexander Hislop
How extraordinary was the devotion in the minds of the Babylonians to this goddess queen, is sufficiently proved by the statement of Herodotus, " That a whole people should ever have consented to such a custom as is there described, shows the amazing hold her worship must have gained over them. Nonnus, speaking of the same goddess, calls her "The hope of the whole world." (DIONUSIACA in BRYANT) It was the same goddess, as we have seen, who was worshiped at Ephesus, whom Demetrius the silversmith characterized as the goddess "whom all Asia and the world worshiped" (Acts 19:27). So great was the devotion to this goddess queen, not of the Babylonians only, but of the ancient world in general, that the fame of the exploits of Semiramis has, in history, cast the exploits of her husband Ninus or Nimrod, into the shade.
In 2150 B.C. Queen Semiramis built a tunnel below the Euphrates River linking the royal palace of Babylon with the Temple of Jupiter. In his deified form, Nimrod the Sun god is known as Baal. Semiramis, as the female divinity, would be called Baalti.
American Indians settle in permanent villages - 2126 B.C.
In Genesis 11:7-8 we read, "Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they man not understand one another's speech. So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth:...This would explain not only the geographical position of the continents but also how the Native Americans got here. The Americas was the land the Native Americans received when God divided the earth. God himself divided off the Americas with their native inhabitants already in them as part of His judgment related to the Tower of Babel. Susan Armitage says, "At the time of the first European contacts at the beginning of the sixteenth century, the native inhabitants of the Western Hemisphere represented over 2,000 cultures, spoke hundreds of different languages, and made their living in scores of fundamentally different environments"
Timeline of the third 1000 Years
Birth of Abram in 1967 ( Death of Noah in 1969 )
Abraham Enters Canaan-April 15,1892
Melchizedek gives "The Blessing " to Abraham
Sodom & Gomorrah destroyed - Dead Sea formed
Isaac (Born 1867)
Ishmael born 1881
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