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The capital city of the ancient Babylonian empire, which itself is a term referring to either of two separate empires in the Mesopotamian area in antiquity. Wikipedia

  • Babylonia

    Ancient Akkadian-speaking state and cultural area based in central-southern Mesopotamia . A small Amorite-ruled state emerged in 1894 BCE, which contained the minor administrative town of Babylon. Wikipedia

  • Nineveh

    Ancient Assyrian city of Upper Mesopotamia, located on the outskirts of Mosul in modern-day northern Iraq. Located on the eastern bank of the Tigris River and was the capital and largest city of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, as well as the largest city in the world for several decades. Wikipedia

  • Neo-Babylonian Empire

    The last of the Mesopotamian empires to be ruled by monarchs native to Mesopotamia. Beginning with Nabopolassar's coronation as King of Babylon in 626 BC and being firmly established through the fall of the Neo-Assyrian Empire in 612 BC, the Neo-Babylonian Empire and its ruling Chaldean dynasty would be short-lived, being conquered after less than a century by the Persian Achaemenid Empire in 539 BC. Wikipedia

  • Assur

    The capital of the Old Assyrian Empire (2025–1750 BC), the Middle Assyrian Empire (1365–1050 BC), and for a time, of the Neo-Assyrian Empire (911–608 BC). Now Iraq, more precisely in the al-Shirqat District of the Saladin Governorate. Wikipedia

  • Ancient history

    Ancient history as a term refers to the aggregate of past events from the beginning of writing and recorded human history and extending as far as post-classical history. The phrase may be used either to refer to the period of time or the academic discipline. Wikipedia

  • Assyria

    About ancient Assyria. For its geographic and cultural location, see Assyrian homeland. Wikipedia

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    • One of these small Amorite kingdoms founded in 1894 BC contained the then small administrative town of Babylon within its borders.Iraq-Wikipedia
    • Cities figure prominently in traditional Western culture, appearing in the Bible in both evil and holy forms, symbolized by Babylon and Jerusalem.City-Wikipedia
    • In 1235 BC, Tukulti-Ninurta I of Assyria took the throne of Babylon, thus becoming the first native Mesopotamian to rule the state.Iraq-Wikipedia
    • After his death at Babylon in 323 BC and the subsequent division of his empire among his generals, Ankara and its environs fell into the share of Antigonus.Ankara-Wikipedia
    • In 572 BC, all of Syria had been conquered by the Neo-Babylonians, but the status of Damascus under Babylon is relatively unknown.Damascus-Wikipedia
    • When Parthia invaded Roman territory, Severus waged war against that country and seized the cities of Nisibis, Babylon and Seleucia.Ancient Rome-Wikipedia

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