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This ancient city state of Mesopotamia was known for housing the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the wonders of the ancient world. It was in the Fertile Crescent and located just south of modern day Baghdad.
About 600 BC, Babylon became the Middle East power or empire. It is often referred to as the Great because at its time it was great and controlled more of the world than any other empire. Since it's time, empires have become increasingly smaller in their dominion or influence over the people of the …
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Answer The Euphrates River which cut through the heart of Babylon, was diverted by Cyrus and his army of the Medes. Once the waters were low enough to walk through, Cyrus leader of the Medes, crossed the moat and laid siege of city of Babylon. Babylon was vunerable to capture due to the capture o…
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Historically the Chaldeans were a semi-nomadic people from Arabia who occupied the city of Ur "of the Chaldeans." (Genesis 11:28) and neighboring lands. They are referred to in the accounts of Assyrian kings that date back to 884-859 BC. In 721 BC, a Chaldean ruler, despite great opposition, seized …
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The oldest wheel found in ancient excavations was discovered in what was Mesopotamia and is believed to be over 5,500 years old. It is generally presumed that the first wheel was invented around the beginning of human history, probably around the same time that man first observed that a round log h…
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First, Babylon is a very ancient city, and went through many rulers from many ethnic groups. In the ancient world, there was little or no separation between a king and the gods. In most cases, the king interceded with the gods, performed ceremonial and priestly duties at religious festivals and rit…
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Babylon was a city of the Soumerian civilization build between the rivers of Tigris and Euphrates in a region that is known as Mesopotamia [today's Iraq] and became the capital city of the Babylonian civilization. The famous Hanging Gardens of Babylon one of the seven wonders of the Ancient world w…
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he promoted monotheism, wich means one god to belive in.
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The invention of the wheel can't be pinpointed to a particular individual but the earliest evidence comes from Mesopotamia in around the 5th millennium BC
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Because he made their society nice,hard,peaceful, and worthwhile to the Mesopotamians. He also made Babylon and Mesopotamia a fair and just place. Also the first most enforced and strict code.
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Absolutely horribly. With extreme cruelty, barbarity and savagery. The men were sometimes forced to work for the Japanese as slave laborers. Women were raped and then killed, or forced to be "comfort women" (prostitutes) for the Japanese Army, in Army-operated brothels. At least they were not murder…
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In 26th century BC: Flush toilets were first used in the Indus Valley Civilization. The cities of Harappa & Mohenjo-Daro had a flush toilet in almost every house, attached to a sophisticated sewage system.
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The date usually given for the Fall of Rome is September 4, 476 AD, when Romulus Augustulus, who is described as the last emperor of the West Roman Empire, was deposed. There are enough problems with this date that it can only be considered a convenient label where no other is much better. These in…
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Just laws must have the following characteristics:1. Enforceable- for laws to be effective, they must be able to be obeyed2. Acceptable- to be successful, laws must be accepted and obeyed by the vast majority of members of society3. Discoverable- laws cannot be secret; everyone needs to know how …
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Hammurabi is Babylon's King Hammurabi records is his code of laws, the earliest-known example of a ruler proclaiming publicly to his people an entire body of laws, arranged in orderly groups, so that all men might read and know what was required of them.a ancient ruler
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They don't exist anymore. When they did, however, they were located in Babylon in Lower Mesopotamia (now Iraq) about 55 miles south of present day Bagdad. the hanging gardens of Babylon are in Greece
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Nebuchadrezzar built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon for his wife Amyitis, A Median princess _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Except of course the internet through search engines [google, yahoo, msn etc..] the wikipedia has quite an e…
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No. While there are similarities there are also significant differences. Apart from jumping to conclusions from comparing the two texts, there is no external evidence from any source that Moses copied from Hammurabi.
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Does anyone know what the unopenable door was? Some say it was a safe, but I think it was an elevator.
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Marduk didn't actually rule Babylon, he was an ancient god of Babylonia and chief god of the city of Babylon. His cult rose to prominence in the reign of Hammurabi, and Marduk became the omniscient king of the pantheon of gods, the creator of mankind and the god of light and life. In his various asp…
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The Code of Hammurabi, (or Codex Hammurabi) is a set of 282 laws and penalties devised by the Babylonian King, Hammurabi, in approximately 1700 BC. Hammurabi's code of laws was written in a stone monument that stood approximately seven feet tall and was called a stele, where the upper portion show…
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Babylon was the ancient country of Mesopotamia, known originally as Sumer and later as Sumer and Akkad, lying between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, south of modern Baghdad, Iraq.
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Answer one: The wheel was thought to be invented by the Mesopotamians with a log because they realized they could take a log and place it under heavy objects and the logs would roll. Answer Two: The oldest wheel was found 3000 BC in Holland before the early Mesopotamian civilizations. This was a …
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It posted an organized set of laws for all to see. It is the oldest written code of laws.
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Because there was not an afterlife in the religion of the early Mesopotamian society people had no incentive to be good since there was no reward for doing so. thus to keep the peace the punishments for the breaking of any laws was generally death, for example this is rule number 109 in Hammurabi's …
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Babel was built 2240bc Nov 18 Noah's year 732 which is 132x 360 days and so 130 years after the Flood 2370bc. For 346 years babel had no king, but rather when kings were being appointed in 2207bc around the world everywhere, those in Babel remianed as a mere body of kings or body of elders. None was…
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it was to believed that the Goddess of love made it and since she was in heaven the said she just hung it from the gates of heaven. or It is believed that during the British rule in India , the place was highly contaminated because of the dead bodies lying out in the open (a last ceremony per…
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he is the president of the town now and he has to take care of bandits, etc.I am a completely different user, but I just read the following above, and even though I still don't know the answer to this question, I am pretty sure that he is NOT the president of the town.. in fact, he is in the Air For…
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There is some controversy as to whether the Hanging Gardens were an actual creation or a poetic creation due to the lack of documentation of them in the http://www.answers.com/topic/chronicle of history of Babyloniahttp://www.answers.com/topic/babylon. http://www.plinia.net/wonders/gardens/hg7.html
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Hammurabi ruled the ancient Babylon kingdom.
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That Babylon is really time and made it bigger and is now Iraq.
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The Western Roman Empire fell in 476 AD. The Eastern Roman Empire fell in 1453 AD.---The above answer is accepted for purposes of simplicity. For a more in depth answer, please use the link to the related question below.
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One of the keys of civilization is writing. Some historians look at the time before writing as prehistory, and at peoples with organized cultures but without written language as prehistoric civilizations. There were groups of individuals who worked together and formed human networks among other gro…
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The earliest Ferris wheels, called "pleasure wheels," were described by English traveler Peter Mundy in 1620. In Turkey, he saw a ride for children consisting of two vertically oriented wheels, each 20 feet (6 meters) across, supported by a large post on each side. A similar ride, called an "up-and-…
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In 1995, ten villages have been merged, but due to local opposition they were again separated. Since 5 years, govt has been trying to merge into Rajahmundry corporation, I hope by this month end probably 22 villages will be into corporation officially, so that Greater Rajahmundry will get about 250 …
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it was very rich they traded now Iraq hanging gardens tower of babel Hammurabi code Babylon was a large city in ancient Mesopotamia. It is thought to be the home of the King of Kings, Gilgamesh.
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In fact, the Hammurabi code has rules on the use of Money and Banking, Concepts of Efficiency, Disapproval of Negligent Behavior, Concept of Equity and Wage and Marginal Productivity.
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Chaldeans are the people who took over Mesopotamiafrom the Assyrians from605bc to 562bc. They made major landmarks in Babylon, and they developed first 7 day week calendar.
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because his laws were meant for everyone and it was fair. If a rich person and and a commoner made the bad thing they would get the same treatment NOT! In social studies now i am learning about The Sumerians and ancient Sumerian empires. And, A rich person and a commoner would NOT have the same pun…
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The Babylonians existed from about 7000 to about 2500 years ago in the area of present day Iraq.They were intelligent inventive people who made significant advances in science and agriculture. Babylon was a hub for education. Their culture valued literature and mathematics. Among other things, they …
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A marvelous garden built for Nebuchadnezzar II. The hanging gardens of Babylon was built in 605 BC to 562 BC. It was on of the seven wonders of the world.
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an earthequake destroyed the gardens in the century 2nd Century BC.
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Answer King Hammurabi was the sixth ruler of ancient Babylon, and first dynasty king of the Babylonian Empire (which included Mesopotamia), who lived from 1818 BCE to 1750 BCE. He is best known for creating some of the earliest codified laws. The Code of Hammurabi, (or Codex Hammurabi) is a set o…
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Roman contributions include the use of 12 as a base number (the foot is divided into 12 inches) and the words from which we derive many of our present measurement unit names. For example, the 12 divisions of the Roman "pes," or foot were called unciae. Our words "inch" and "ounce" are both derived f…
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From "World History - People and Nations" by Mazour: "According to legend, Nebuchadnezzar's wife had lived in the mountains and was homesick on the flat plains of Babylonia. To please her, the king planted thousands of brightly colored tropical plants and flowers on the roof of the palace. The Gree…
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the code of Hammurabi is an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. which means what u did wrong you will be punished for this by another person.
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To move around and to put on chariots and have horses or oxs move the chariots around. And it was invented because it was way easier than having a bunch of tree trunks rolling around and you having to keep on picking them upThe wheel was invented because people realized it is easier to move heavy ob…
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I am doing a project for Hammurabi code of laws and have been researching all day..and then I saw this question..this is what I came up with...it was written on a diorite stela, it is now in the Louvre museum in Paris. It was also discovered in December 1901 by the egyptologist Gustave Jequier, in …
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Actually the first recorded wheel was found in Mesopotamia and it was made by the Sumerians.
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We can see what Jehovah thinks about false religion by reading the Bible book of Revelation. There, false religion is described as a symbolic woman, "Babylon the Great." (Revelation 17:5) Note how God describes her:‚óŹ "The great harlot . . . with whom the kings of the earth committed fornication." …
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Water is a natural resource which means that is was here since the beginnings of the world.
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Answer Most of ancient theology is lost under the sands of time. However, archaeological expeditions in ancient Mesopotamia have uncovered the fascinating culture of the Sumerians, which flourished over 4,000 years ago. Though Sumeria was overthrown first by Assyria, and then by Babylon, its …
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First Answer: He was a king, in the Old Testament. Additional Information: There were two kings named Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon . The one we hear about in the Bible ruled many years later and is often called "Nebuchadnezzar ll". He ruled from 605 to 562 B.C. More info: Nebuchadnezzar was the son of …
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Under King Nebuchadnezzar's command, his men( the Chaldean army) attacked the city of Jerusalem and destroyed the city of Babylon.
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Hammurabi was born c. 1818 B.C. ------------------------------ sally's answer: Well it wasn't specific when he was born, but he got the throne 1712 B.C. , so the previous answer is wrong. It is impossible for someone to be born before becoming a King of some country. ____________________________…
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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World in ancient times. The problem is the documentation on them is so sparse we do not know where they were, or even whether they existed. If the descriptions we have are correct, they were made largely of stone and eart…
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because right in the middle of a desert there was like the only huge, lush spot
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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 no blood bath involved.
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No rome was not the first Empire in the worldalexander the great had an empire before rome, Xerse had a empire, Egypt was an empire. All of these were before rome
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it is NOT still standing.no one no's how or why it it happened
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The exact location is unknown but some people believe they are located on the bank of the river Tigris in Iraq.
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The geography affected Greece in thatmuch of the manoeuvering and fighting relied on the sea and naval power, as the Greek world was spread around the Mediterranean Sea littoral.
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The rise started when the small village of Rome came under the rule of the Etruscans who in turn made a monarchy whose kings were the tranquini who during their rule expanded it 60 or 160 miles (Don't know how far :p) when the Romans overthrew the kings of Rome and made the republic they knew that t…
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Well there were no Roman newspapers (no printing presses for another 1,500 years). They had to use other means of getting the message out, like reading out and posting notices or decrees in the squares of cities, and erecting statues, monuments, triumphal arches etc with inscriptions on them. And t…
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Many cities claim to be the world's oldest continuously inhabited city. However, Jericho is the only one of these cities to have evidence to support its claim, as Jericho was inhabited as far back as 9,000 BC.
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Babylon had a New Empire Government. Hammurabi was the first emperor. He established the first dynasty of Babylon that ruled to the region of Aram (present-day Syria) to the entire territory of Mesopotamia.
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the code effected mesopotamia because if your neighbors cows trampeled your crops and you had to pay your taxes your neighbor would have to pay you the amount you need and if they didnt have the money they would have to work for you for a certain amount of time.
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Hammurabi is known as to the ruler who chiefly established the greatness of Babylon. Hammurabi, first ruler of the Babylonian empire, holds the claim of restoring order and justice to Mesopotamia. Although Hammurabi did conquer other city-states to expand his empire, he let the rulers of the cities-…
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It is an official law made from Mesopotamians form Mesopotamia and will alway survive cuz of it's avalibilities.
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Hanging Gardens of Babylon was a building or building complex in present-day Iraq.
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The first cities in the world developed in Mesopotamia.
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The first cities were built in Mesopotamia, modern day Iraq, in around 5000 BC. Cities such as Babylon and Ur were among the largest permanent settlements in the ancient world. Older groups of buildings have been found in Europe, Egypt and Japan, but none as large as those in the middle east. One su…
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The modern day country in which the Hanging Gardens of Babylon where, is now the present day Iraq
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Babylonian civilization is still today living with us in modern world. Astrology and The days,weeks and years was originally calculated by the Babylon civilization.
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The Babylonians built up numerous structures in their capital Babylon and conquered other Middle Eastern Empires (such as the Assyrians and Judeans). They deported the elites of the empires conquered to Babylon to foster a cultural Mecca and destroyed many important structures in the conquered terri…
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He coded laws in a order of fashion for the first time in history as far as we know.
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It took about 42 to 43 years to build the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.Your Welcome.
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Ancient Babylonia lies in modern-day Iraq, its ruins found about 80 km south of Baghdad.
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Yes, Rome fell. The usual date given is 476 AD, but things were not really that simple, and there is reason to assert that the final fall was nearly 1000 years later.Please use the link to the related question below for more.
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Babylon was the capital of Babylonia.Capital of Babylon is Chaldean
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The Paleolithic people had to learn which plants were safe to eat and which animals they could safely hunt. They made tools out of bone and traded these tools with other tribes.
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