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Tower Of Babel

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In all great cities we are living like in the tower of Babel: many languages can be heard – and I like it! Once I collected translations for an art project in my hometown Wuppertal. The German words, describing the term LOVE were translated into 24 languages …
Tower Of Babel
“TOWER OF BABEL” (1563) by PIETER BREUGEL the elder 1526-1569, click on the picture to read more at wikipedia

  • 1) ENGLISH (translated by frizztext):
    1-love 2-come together 3-to seduce 4-to pine 5-to fall in love 6-sympathy 7-to dance 8-kissing hands 9-admirer 10-exuberant 11-goose bumps 12-passion 13-attractive 14-to flourish 15-to allow
  • 2) GERMAN – the original words, painted on the stairway by professor Horst Gläsker, view his own website at www.horst-glaesker.de
    1-LIEBE 2-ZUSAMMENKOMMEN 3-VERFÜHREN 4-SCHMACHTEN 5-VERLIEBEN 6-ZUNEIGUNG 7-TANZEN 8-HANDKUSS 9-VEREHRER 10-ÜBERSCHWÄNGLICH 11-KRIBBELN 12-LEIDENSCHAFT 13-ANZIEHEND 14-AUFBLÜHEN 15-ERLAUBEN
  • 3) TAIWAN translation by yenthen
    1 愛 2 物以類聚 3 誘惑 4 渴望 5 相戀…

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Posted by on April 28, 2012 in Christian Blog

 

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  1. frizztext

    April 28, 2012 at 10:11 am

    thanks for reblogging – and your hint, that the European Union Headquarters in Brussels is modeled after the Tower of Babel. – Hmmmh, we soon will travel to Bruxelles, I will try to take a photo there of the Belgian Babel …

     
    • wdednh2

      April 28, 2012 at 10:25 am

      The Belgian Babel! That is funny! I will post something about it today, so please, look for it? God bless you.

       
  2. wdednh2

    April 28, 2012 at 8:51 am

    Hi, it’s me. I liked this post, but I wanted to mention that the European Union Headquarters in Brussels is modeled after the Tower of Babel. Hmm…

     

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