Tower of Babel Myth is NOT the origins of the languages of the planet.
"A carving of the Tower of Babel has been found on a stone tablet dating back over 2,500 years.
It comes from the newly published book Cuneiform Royal Inscriptions And Related Texts In The Schøyen Collection.
The collection is owned by Norwegian businessman Martin Schøyen, who has amassed over 13,000 ancient manuscripts and tablets
Professor Andrew George writes that this drawing is one of ‘the stars in the firmament of the book’.
The depiction of Nebuchadnezzar is one of only four in the world.
carved on cliff-faces in Lebanon at Wadi Brisa (which has two reliefs)
and at Shir es-Sanam."
these outdoor monuments are in very poor condition and their depictions
of the king are much less impressive than that on the stele [stone
Elsewhere in the book is an interesting translation of a 3,000-year-old copy of the law code of Mesopotamian king Ur-Nammu.
Within this scholars discovered an ‘eye for an eye’ rule, predating Hammurabi’s famous 1780BC code by hundreds of years.
However, Ur-Nammu’s version was less cruel and stated that blinding someone should result in a fine, not the losing of an eye.
tabs were also enshrined in law. If, for example, you told a ‘female
tavern-keeper’ to put a beer on a tab in the summer, she could order you
to pay a tax in the winter – though it doesn’t specify how much.
Westminster Theological Journal states:
"When we employ these five facts to date the building of the tower of Babel, we discover from archaeological data that the event occurs too late in history to be
the origin of all languages on earth."
This is yet proof that the bible is full of parables and myths that have no basis in fact.