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Babylonian Map - 600 BCE This artifact was discovered in Iraq close to the Euphrates river in the late 1800s and first published (or written about) in 1899. It has been dated to around 600 BCE. This was the oldest known map for several decades until the Nippur map (see above) was finally published. The Babylonian Map is currently in the British Museum.

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Luke 6:27-27 NLT ~ [Jesus said,] “But to you who are willing to listen, I say, love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you

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from Express.co.uk

ISIS could wipe out Christianity in Iraq in just FIVE YEARS

CHRISTIANITY could be extinct from Iraq by 2020 as bloodthirsty Islamic State (ISIS) militants continue their mission to wipe out the biblical religion.

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Mesopotamia, Goddess Ishtar or Ereshkigal 'Queen of the Night' (18th Century B.C.). Goddess Ishtar, the roots of later Christian celebrated 'Easter,' Christianity having Pagan roots.

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Winged human-headed bull Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sargon II (721-705 BC) Khorsabad, ancient Dur Sharrukin, Assyria, Iraq High relief and sculpture in the round; gypseous alabaster Louvre Museum. love these things. there are also lovely ones in the British Museum.

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5 photos that show the true picture of Christian persecution in Iraq. An initiative spearheaded by the advocacy charity Aid to the Church in Need, which is highlighting a lack of religious freedom in countries around the world.

5 photos that show the true picture of Christian persecution in Iraq: An initiative spearheaded by the advocacy charity Aid to the Church in Need, which is highlighting a lack of religious freedom in countries around the world.