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Nebuchadnezzar

History; Ancient Greece

Nebuchadnezzar was the son of Nabopolassar; he is the most important king of the neo-Babylonian empire. He is well known for his legendary hanging gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of the ...

Hanging gardens of Babylon

History; Ancient Greece

Built on the banks of Euphrates River circa in 600 B. C. it is believed to have been constructed during the time of king Nebuchadnezzar 11 to console his median wife, Amytis, who missed the mountains ...

law and justice in ancient Babylon

History; Ancient Greece

Law and justice played an important role in ancient Babylon. Shamash, the sun god was said to be the god of law and justice and as a result all Babylonians believed he gave mankind throughout the ...

science and ancient Babylon

History; Ancient Greece

Ancient Babylon is credited for being responsible for most of the scientific practices that are used in our world today. They almost touched every part of our world including science, astronomy, the ...

Akitu

History; Ancient Greece

This is the Babylonian New Year festival that was celebrated to honor the supreme god Marduk, his crown prince Nabu and other gods. It is a very ancient festival that was celebrated to mark the start ...

Esagila

History; Ancient Greece

Esagila, also known as "the temple that raises its head", was the temple of Babylonian supreme god Marduk. Marduk was the god of Babylon, but when it became the capital of Babylonia, he became the ...

Homer

History; Ancient Greece

Homer is the name that was traditionally assigned to the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, the two major epics of Greek antiquity. Nothing is known about the individual and there are still ...

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