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Where is Babylon?

It's in Iraq, south of Baghdad.    The modern name is "BABIL".    [Location: Baghdad is at 33degrees 20 Minutes North & 44  degrees 23 Minutes East, and   B (MORE)
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How did Babylon fall?

Babylon was conquered by the Persian Achemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great, who took it with relative ease in the 6th century BCE. It was kind of a change of government with (MORE)

What was the Babylon Exile?

In 722 BCE, the northern Hebrew kingdom, Israel had been destroyed by the Assyrians, who took the Israelites into exile, where they gradually assimilated into the local cultu (MORE)
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How did the Persians treat the Jews in Babylon?

There can be no doubt that the Persians treated the Jews extremely well, especially in comparison the their treatment under the Babylonians. Isaiah chapter 42 speaks of the J (MORE)

Who conquered Babylon?

Cyrus the Great, one of the most renowned kings of Persia, conquered Babylon in 539 B.C.E.
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The Cities of Mesopotamia

Almost everyone has heard of the Mesopotamian city of Babylon, but there are plenty of other notable Mesopotamian cities that helped define the culture of the era. The cities (MORE)
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Ancient Civilizations and Cities

Scientists calculate that planet Earth is 4.54 billion years old, so it's easy to say during that time there have been a great number of cities and civilizations, which have c (MORE)

Top French Internet Sites

The Internet is a worldwide entity. Some sites are exclusively from France, while other sites are French versions of American sites or sites from other countries. Learn more a (MORE)

A Collection of Human and Electronic German Translators

Although the over-usage of translators can stunt your growth and learning when it comes to a second language such as German, if you intend only to gain an understanding of a c (MORE)

What was the purpose of the hanging gardens of Babylon?

Nebuchadnezzer had them built for his wife, Amyitis, who was homesick. They wed to make an alliance between Media and Babylon. She was raised in a green and mountainous land. (MORE)
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Who invaded Babylon?

Ancient Iran invaded Babylon and the ruins of Babylon can be seen  for the Summer Palace that belonged to Sadam. In the bible, Persia  also invaded and conquered Babylon.
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Who are the exiles in Babylon?

They *were* the Jewish people who had been relocated (forcibly) after the fall of Jerusalem. Babylonian policy was to take sufficient people from an area after conquest/defeat (MORE)
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Who was king of Babylon when Isaiah lived?

The prophet Isaiah is best known as the author of the Book of  Isaiah. However, scholars have confirmed that the Book of Isaiah  was really written by two (and possibly thre (MORE)

Did Babylon have a military?

Nebuchadnezzar was the King of Babylon and he fought many campaigns, notably he captured Jerusalem. Obviously he could not have done that without a significant military presen (MORE)