How did the hanging gardens get its name?
how did the hanging gardens got its name
The hanging Gardens of Babylon or the hanging Gardens of Semiramis were build by the Babylonian Emperor Nebuchadnezzer II at 600 BCE. The gardens were destroyed by earthquakes after the 2nd century BCE. Currently there are no hanging gardens although there are famous gardens in different parts of the world like Tivoli in Rome, Villa d' Este, the Vatican gardens, the gardens of Verseilles in Paris France and elswhere.
Hanging Gardens of Babylon You can read that they were called this because it hung from the sky by sparkly cords of the angels and that this was the garden of all of the mystical fairies of the 17th century. Actually, Nebuchadnezzar built them to please his wife and they are called hanging gardens because so many of the plants hang.