Posted by Jeff from d53-251-230.try.wideopenwest.com (22.214.171.124) on Wednesday, February 19, 2003 at 11:14PM :
In Reply to: Mandaean Video posted by Alexander from 126.96.36.199.cfl.rr.com (188.8.131.52) on Wednesday, February 19, 2003 at 9:57PM :
: Mandaeans are direct descendants of Babylonians of antiquity, not so much those referred to as Neo-Babylonians by historians, but those who lived in the same place for more than 6,000 years even before Sumerians ever built their ziqqurats. They still continue to live in south Iraq, and speak a variation of antiquated Babylonian, with Arabic and Syriac influences.
...just watched the video.
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