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Babylonian captivity

the period of the exile of the Jews in Babylonia, 597–538 b.c.
the exile of the popes at Avignon, 1309–77.
the exile of the Jews in Babylonia from about 586 to about 538 bc
the exile of the seven popes in Avignon (1309–77)

the period of during which the Jews were exiled by Nebuchadrezzar to Babylonia in the 6th century BC


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