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Babylon

archaeological site in Iraq

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1792 BCE
1894 BCE
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Babylon was initially a minor city state, and controlled little surrounding territory, [...] until it became the capital of Hammurabi's short lived Babylonian Empire about a century later. Hammurabi (r. 1792–1750 BC) [...] (English)
The First Babylonian Dynasty was established by an Amorite chieftain named Sumu-abum in 1894 BC, who declared independence from the neighboring city-state of Kazallu. (English)
2 October 2015
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1. millennium
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Άποψη των τειχών της αρχαίας Βαβυλώνας (Greek)
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Babylon ausgrabungen.jpg
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Αρχαιολογικά κατάλοιπα της αρχαίας Βαβυλώνας το 1975 (Greek)
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330 BCE
320 BCE
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Of the four residences of the Achaemenids named by Herodotus — Ecbatana, Pasargadae or Persepolis, Susa and Babylon — the last was [...] their most important capital, the fixed winter quarters, the central office of bureaucracy, exchanged only in the heat of summer for some cool spot in the highlands. (English)

32°32'30.41"N, 44°25'53.92"E
2019
Babylon (English)
Babylone (French)
بابل (Arabic)
巴比伦 (Chinese)
Вавилон (Russian)
Babilonia (Spanish)
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Babylon Banner.jpg
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Maps of Babylon
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