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Babylon’s Temple of Ninmakh, the Mesopotamian Goddess of Humankind

02/04/2024 By

One of the great temples constructed during the Neo-Babylonian period (626-539 BC), the golden age of the city of Babylon, was the Temple of Ninmakh. The temple was built adjacent to the famous Processional Way

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The Monumental Fall of Babylon: What Really Shattered the Empire?

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The fall of Babylon is a historical event that occurred in 539 BC. This event saw the conquest of Babylon by the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great and marked the end of the Neo-Babylonian Empire.

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4,000-Year-Old Ancient Babylonian Tablet is Oldest Customer Service Complaint Ever Discovered

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A clay tablet from ancient Babylon reveals that no matter where (or when) you go, good customer service can be hard find. So it was revealed by the irate copper merchant, Nanni, in 1750 B.C.

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The earliest map of the world was made by the Babylonians, 600 years before Jesus was born.

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A damaged clay tablet discovered in the late 1800s in Sippar, Iraq is said to be the oldest map of the world. It was discovered on the banks of the Euphrates River, and published in 1899.