Nimrod: The First Post-Flood Tyrant & Empire Builder
Even while Noah and Shem were still alive and able to bear witness to the judgment that came upon the antediluvians, Nimrod pursued his ambitious course of consolidating power, exercising authority over his neighbours, and challenging God. Our Lord used the division of language at Babel to bring an end to Nimrod’s ambitions and the first empire in world history.
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