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2. Dating the Hammurabi Monument. While a large host of archaeologists, canada goose factory sale historians and Encyclopedia accept the ancient pre Hebrew dating. All are based on two factors: the writings resemble Akkadian, a genuinely ancient non alphabetical and older than the relatively Hebrew new comer in the ancient world. Secondly, there is C14 dating. Firstly, the Akkadian sponsored many languages, including the recent Arabic which contains many Akkadian words but which is not old. Secondly, C14 by itself, without other corresponding forms of on the ground and historical evidences, is not dependable; especially so for margins under a Million years. There are no other acceptable evidences of the Hammurabi.

canada goose clearance sale 3. The Theological Factor. The Akkadians and Hammurabi buy canada goose jacket cheap were pagan and polytheist; the Hebrew was not so. The entire Mesopotamian/ Babylon space times had Non Hebrew belief systems, including in the time of the Babylonian Exile of the 6th century BCE and the later Daniel period. The people of the region did not observe the Hebrew Monotheism, followed divine kings, Mordukan, Fire and other such belief systems. We know also that the Amorites of 17th century BCE, who also ruled over Babylon, interacted with the Hebrews in Canaan, and they too followed a Non Hebrew belief and language. This shows good reasoning the Hebrew Belief is not taken from Hammurabi, containing the only true Monotheistic belief in the region. canada goose clearance sale

4. The Historical Factor. The dating cannot be verified of the monolith as 17th century BCE without corresponding historical imprints, such as archives that can be dated via contained historically validated names and events. The dating can easily be incorrect by a few centuries. We know that Ezra/Nehemia could not have compiled the entire Hebrew Bible, including canada goose uk outlet the Prophetic writings such as Jeremiah and Isaiah, in a period of less than 70 years in their Babylon Exile; it challenges credibility when we find that this also includes a new Alphabetically rendered set of books which positively was not taken from Hammurabi. Isaiah and Jeremiah do not subscribe their writings to Hammurabi. We know also that the uk canada goose outlet Tel Dan discovery fully proved King David as a historical figure, and that Hebrew writings existed 3,000 years ago in an advanced form, and that the Jerusalem Temple was aligned with the Hebrew laws and not with Hammurabi Code: The Earliest Hebrew Writing yet discovered dates around 3,000 years ago. [Israeli archaeologist Yossi Garfunkel, Oldest Hebrew Script Found, BBC News; An Introductory Grammar of Rabbinic Hebrew (Fernndez Elwolde, p.2]. and evidence suggests that the Israelite tribes who invaded Canaan spoke Hebrew. The Archaelogical Factor. The Dead Sea Scrolls parcel contains alphabetical portions that date up to the 11th Century BCE, ‘prior’ to any interaction with Babylon:

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