an exercise in miscellany

Nibiru

In science & nature on August 20, 2011 at 2:43 pm


Nibiru (also transliterated NeberuNebiru) is a term in the Akkadian language, translating to “crossing” or “point of transition”, especially of rivers, i.e. river crossings or ferry-boats. In Babylonian astronomynibiru (in cuneiform spelled dné-bé-ru or MULni-bi-rum) is a term of the highest point of the ecliptic, i.e. the point of summer solstice, and its associated constellation. The establishment of the nibiru point is described in tablet 5 of the creation epic Enûma Eliš

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