Tower of Babel  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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In the Bible, a tower erected at Babel by the descendants of Noah's son Ham to reach the sky, and whose completion God thwarted by making the workers speak different languages so that they were unable to understand one another.

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