Mesopotamia, Adventures in the Land Between the Rivers!

Explore Mesopotamia, the land that gave the world its first civilizations

Early civilization began between the two rivers (the Tigris and Euphrates); See how the first civilizations interacted with each other.

Sumerian, Assyrian, Babylonian, Chaldean, Akkadian civilizations are the earliest peoples that occupied the Middle East, but more specifically east Iraq.

Here are the movies of yesterday and today. Enjoy....

Meet the Sumerians, Assyrians, Hittites, the Jews and Many More

Here's a quick and fun reading list where I fact-check the movies I watch

The Bible (Here's my favorite version from Amazon)
The Narrated Bible in Chronological Order (NIV)
The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind, Volume 1
The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind, Volume 2
The Conquest of Civilization, Profusely Illustrated.
The Human Adventure or Outlines of European History (2 vol.) by James Henry Breasted & James Harvey Robinson


The Bible's Old Testament


the bible in the beginning The Bible In
the Beginning...

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The Bible In the Beginning...(1966)

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Length: 171 minutes

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in the Beginning God Created the heavens and the earth. Watch the magnificent events from creation to the patriarchs in this extravagant film of 1966. read review...

The Bible In the Beginning...



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In the Beginning (2000)

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In the Beginning. A modern movie made for tv. Takes you from creation to the time of Moses after Egypt. The Bible was our source of history for thousands of years, watch it unfold.

In the Beginning


Genesis


genesis Genesis: The Creation
and The Flood

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Genesis: The Creation and The Flood (1994)

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Length: 93 minutes

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Genes is a compelling film takes you from the Creation to the flood in the days of Noah all through the eyes of a small child.

Genesis: The Creation and The Flood



Adam and Eve (1912)


Adam and Eve (1983)
Adamo ed Eva, la prima storia d'amore (original title)

Noah and The Flood


noah s ark Noah's Ark

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Noah's Ark (TV 1999)

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Length: 160 minutes

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Noah's Ark (I) (1928)
135 min

Abraham


abraham The Bible Collection: Abraham

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The Bible Collection: Abraham (1994)

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Length: 187 minutes

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Abraham, the patriarch of the Jews and his story on film. He was given a promise by God that he would have a son in his old age, and it was fulfilled in Isaac.

The Bible Collection: Abraham


Sodom and Gomorrah


lot in sodom Lot in Sodom

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Lot in Sodom (1933)

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sodom and gomorrah The Last Days of
Sodom and Gomorrah

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The Last Days of Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)

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Length: 154 minutes

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The Last Days of Sodom and Gomorrah flirts with the idea of horrible lust perversion as described in the book of Genesis in the Bible.

The Last Days of Sodom and Gomorrah


Jacob


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Jacob (TV 1994)

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Jacob, who is later known as Israel, and how the twelve tribes of Israel came to be. Asher, Benjamin, Dan, Gad, Issachar, Joseph, Judah, Levi, Naphtali, Reuben, Simeon, and Zebulun.

Jacob



bible jacob Jacob:
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Jacob: The Man Who Fought with God (1963)
Giacobbe, l'uomo che lott˜ con Dio

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Bible Jacob: The Man Who Fought with God. His place in his family was promised even when he was in the womb and secured by Isaac's blessing.

Jacob: The Man Who Fought with God



jacob and joseph The Story of
Jacob and Joseph

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The Story of Jacob and Joseph (TV 1974)

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Length: 93 minutes

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The Story of Jacob and Joseph movie review. The Jews come into Egypt, where they will find a shelter from the famine that is all over the earth. Watch Jacob and his children.

The Story of Jacob and Joseph


Joseph

Joseph in the Land of Egypt (1914)


joseph in egypt Joseph

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Joseph (TV 1995)

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Joseph in Egypt is portrayed in this movie quite well, considering the fact that we are used to poor quality Bible movies. Movie makers are able to portray the same message found in the pages of Genesis.

Joseph



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Joseph: King of Dreams (2000)

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Joseph King of Dreams taken from the book of Exodus in the Bible is, for the most part, portrayed accurately and cleverly in this animated film

Joseph: King of Dreams


Moses


moses Moses

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Moses (TV 1995)

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Length: 182 minutes

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This Moses movie shows more of his life than other versions. Focusing on his life until they come to the very gates of the promised land, unfortuately you are left wishing there was a part 2 focused on Joshua.

Moses



the prince of egypt The Prince of Egypt

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The Prince of Egypt (1998)

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Length: 98 minutes

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The Prince of Egypt present us with a vivid story of the relationship between two very committed brothers. King Rameses of Egypt and the Moses who led his people out of bondage.

The Prince of Egypt



the ten commandments The Ten Commandments

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The Ten Commandments (1956)

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Length: 220 minutes

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The Ten Commandments starring Charlton Heston is an epic that needs no introduction. A movie that we certainty recommend not only because of the quality of work but because of historical accuracy.

The Ten Commandments



commandments The Ten Commandments

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The Ten Commandments (1923)

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Length: 136 minutes

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The Ten Commandments of 1923 is considered to be the movie that began putting the Bible on film. People flocked to watch the epic when first came out, and even today it remains a work of art.

The Ten Commandments



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The Ten Commandments (2007)

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Length: 88 minutes

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The Ten Commandments movie is praised by both, Jews and Christians as being an excellent film for the whole family as well as for its historical accuracy.

The Ten Commandments



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The Ten Commandments (TV 2006)

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The Ten Commandments, is a 2-part television mini-series that presents Moses as a more timid leader than other versions, allowing Aaron to be his spokesman

The Ten Commandments



moses the lawgiver Moses the Lawgiver

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Moses the Lawgiver (TV mini-series 1974)

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Length: 141 minutes

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Moses the Lawgiver review and ratings. I was so impressed with the movie makers' ability to portray many complicated scenes with accuracy and taste.

Moses the Lawgiver


Samson and Delilah


the story of samson The Story of
Samson and Delilah

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The Story of Samson and Delilah (1949)

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The Story of Samson and Delilah is a story of lust and its deception. Samson burns with passion and desire for his Delilah and is willing to give everything up for the woman he loves.

The Story of Samson and Delilah



samson Samson

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Samson (1961)

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Length: 100 minutes

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Samson is the story of a mythical, Hercules like, character who has nothing to do with the one describe in the Bible. Lots of fighting in this movie.

Samson



bible samson and delilah The Bible Samson and
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The Bible Samson and Delilah Story (1984 TV Version)

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Bible Samson and Delilah version by Paramount Pictures has been badly reproduced in dvd format by some unknown in China.

The Bible Samson and Delilah Story



samson and delilah The Bible Collection:
Samson and Delilah

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The Bible Collection: Samson and Delilah (1996)

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Samson and Delilah is a pretty steamy film for a Bible movie, but mostly accurate. Elizabeth Hurley stars in the film.

The Bible Collection: Samson and Delilah


King David


the-story-of-ruth The Story of Ruth

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The Story of Ruth (1960)

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Length: 132 minutes

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The Story of Ruth shows us a side of the people living around the Israelites we have hardly heard about. The 60's version of the girl who fell in love with Boaz, from whom came King David.

The Story of Ruth



the book of ruth The Book of Ruth:
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The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith (Video 2009)

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The Book of Ruth is a family movie worth watching but should not be confused with a major production. It's great for teaching the story of Ruth.

The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith



david and goliath David and Goliath

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David and Goliath (1960)

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Length: 92 minutes

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How do you picture David and Goliath? Today's Bible movies struggle in portraying these two historical characters accurately. But here's a film that does an excellent job on Goliath.

David and Goliath



the story of david The Story of David

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The Story of David (TV 1976)

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The story of David is the story of a humble boy who found favor with God to be a king forever..

The Story of David



david and bathsheba David and Bathsheba

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David and Bathsheba (1951)

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How do you picture David and Bathsheba? What about their relationship? The director portrays a good and credible case of the relationship between them.

David and Bathsheba



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King David (TV 1997)

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Length: 182 minutes

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King David



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King David (1985)

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Richard Gere as King David is analized from the Bible's perspective. Everybody just assumes this movie is good just because of its cast. But is it? Read the world history review to find out.

King David


King Solomon


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Solomon: The Bible (TV 1997)

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Length: 172 minutes

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Solomon assumes the throne of Israel and Judah, but it was not an easy task. His half brother Adonijah wants the throne for himself. But Kind David will not allow it

Solomon: The Bible


Jeremiah


jeremiah Jeremiah: The Bible

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Jeremiah: The Bible (1998)

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Jeremiah is brilliantly educational and instructional film that focuses on the more human side of the famous prophet.

Jeremiah: The Bible


Queen Esther


esther and the king Esther and the King

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Esther and the King (1960)

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Length: 110 minutes

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Esther and the King is a lust-laden film that vaguely resembles the story of Esther in the Bible. There are some benefits to watching the movie.

Esther and the King



esther Esther

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Esther (1986)

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Esther and her ascendency to Persian power. History of the Jews in Persia after the deportation to Babylon

Esther



esther movie Esther and the King

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Esther and the King (Video 2006)

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Esther movie review. Experience the wonderful story of Hadassah, who became queen Esther, through the eyes of modern day child. We are sure to learn some courage from her example.

Esther and the King



queen esther Queen Esther: The Bible

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Queen Esther: The Bible (1999)

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one night with the king One Night With the King

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One Night With the King (2006)

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In One Night With the King Hadassah, better known as Esther of the Bible, must stand up against the schemes devised by Haman son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, in order to save her people Israel.

Read One Night With the King Review


Assyrians


tyrant Head of a Tyrant

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Head of a Tyrant (1959)

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Head of a Tyrant is the story of a young and very beautiful girl plans against an evil conqueror from the Assyrian empire. Movie is good but the dvd is hard to find.

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Others


intolerance Intolerance 1916

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Intolerance 1916

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intolerance 1916, D W Griffith's epic work throughout history. He believed that most of man's problems could be solved by means on tolerance, even the death of Christ..

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goliath Goliath and
the Sins of Babylon
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Amazon Queen

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Goliath and the Sins of Babylon / Colossus and The Amazon Queen (1960)

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