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An ancient city of northern Babylonia on the Euphrates River south-southwest of present-day Baghdad. In early times it was a religious center devoted to the worship of the sun god Shamash.



an ancient Babylonian city on the Euphrates, in SE Iraq.
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Fadhil of Baghdad University, who curates an archive of literary tablets found in the famed library of Sippar in northern Babylonia.
In Mesopotamia, different libraries of the first millennium BC contain more or less the same texts, from the personal library at Sultantepe to the temple library at Sippar (Charpin 2010: 214)." The process of learning to write cuneiform involved copying out various literary compositions, which would have familiarized the student with the literary classics.
More religious interest groups, such as the cult of Samas in Sippar are disaffected when he seizes their temple, the Ebabbar, and gives it over to the cult of Sin.
This book is a collector's item because it has a reproduction of beautiful maps including the earliest known world map, the Babylonian world map from Sippar, Iraq believed to have been done sometime 700-500 BC.
I peered into the high basalt stele that was erected by the king of Babylon in the ancient city of Sippar on the bank of Euphrates.
Collections of ancient objects and inscriptions are well documented for towns such as Sippar or Babylon; however, the exact purpose of these collections--religious, scholarly, political is difficult to define.
Among Danto's many hypothetical sentences is this one which, according to Danto, would "not be admitted to be a piece of written history," despite being a "report of events that actually happened" and despite telling us "in what order the events did occur:" "Naram-Sin built the Sun Temple at Sippar; then Phillip III exiled the Moriscos; the Urguiza defeated the forces of Buenos Aires at Cepada; then Arthur Danto woke on the stroke of seven, 20 October 1961" (117, emphasis original).
Located at the pre-Flood civilization of Sippar (or Sepharvaim as referenced in the Bible), the Janabi tribe served as hosts and operatives for al-Qaida in Iraq (AQI) for the first five years of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Go south to Sumerian and Babylonian sites, Sippar, Babylon, Kish, Borsippar, Nippur, Uruk, Ur, Eridu.
It was one of the few tablets published from an important library discovered at Sippar in the 1980s.
Dejaron una extrana lista de reyes, ocho reyes antediluvianos que pertenecieron a dos dinastias que vivieron miles de anos y que establecieron sus reinos en las ciudades legendarias de Eridu, Badtibira, Larak, Sippar y Shuruppak.
The stele originally stood in the town of Sippar, some 30 miles upstream from Babylon, but an invading Elamite force plundered the city and carried away the stele as spoil.