They were one of the instruments of the downfall of the Third Dynasty of Ur, and Amorite dynasties not only usurped the long-extant native city-states such as Isin, Larsa, Eshnunna, and Kish, but also established new ones, the most famous of which was to become Babylon, although it was initially a minor insignificant state.
Known Amorites wrote in a dialect of Akkadian found on tablets at Mari dating from 1800–1750 BC.
In May 2009, we invited David and Denise Flynn to Riverside House to deliver the “Church Training Weekend”, giving us the tools we needed to plant the church.
In June 2009, we invited: Laurence Banks and his wife Susan to launch our service by cutting the red ribbon.
At this service we were encouraged by his message about “Disciplines and Transparency”.
We want to say thank you to Harry Hewat and Riverside Church for the great support, encouragement and prayer for our team as we established the Word of Hands and thank you to our Lord Jesus for giving us the desire to see this service happen!
In the earliest Sumerian sources concerning the Amorites, beginning about 2400 BC, the land of the Amorites ("the land") is associated not with Mesopotamia but with the lands to the west of the Euphrates, including Canaan and what was to become Syria by the 3rd century BC, then known as The land of the Amurru, and later as Aram and Eber-Nari.
The CBPM is about strengthening, supporting, and promoting the wheel that turns our people via gathering, documenting, and organizing Black People. In return we must all be part of the collective force of our people in all areas of life that interest us.
The CBPM supports all positive Black (African) individuals, families, organizations, businesses, institutions, and spiritualities and knows that we are all part of the one body of our people.
from Syria who also occupied large parts of southern Mesopotamia from the 21st century BC to the end of the 17th century BC, where they established several prominent city states in existing locations, notably Babylon, which was raised from a small town to an independent state and a major city.
The term Amurru in Akkadian and Sumerian texts refers to both them and to their principal deity.