Shapiku’s cuneiforms

 

An example of Babylonian text, in its original ‘cuneiform’ script from 5,000 years ago, then transliterated into our modern Latin alphabet, then translated into English. Attributed to a ‘Sapiku of Borsippa’ it is a prediction of the future. Sapiku was a 7th century BCE astrologer and priest who was an advisor to the king of that time.

Credits: The Reports of the Magicians and Astrologers of Nineveh and Babylon: Vol II and Babylonian-Assyrian Ittu [Omen] Astrology Before 550 BC via GifCities and Internet Archive, The Visual Astrology Newsletter

Love letters

 

“On ne doit jamais avoir honte de ses lettres d’amour , mais parfois de l’adresse.”
José Artur
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“One should never be ashamed of his love letters, but sometimes of the address.”
José Artur
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Credits: Lucky Home via Fidjie Fidjie, Gifs Animés: art ,humour,animaux… and Google+

Doing her times tables

 

At first Pengpeng’s class thought she was going to crash and burn when the teacher called her up to the blackboard to write her 9x multiplication tables, but then what she did next astounded everyone.

Credits: gfycat via Tara Shalton, Reaction Gifs and Google+