Babylon

Ziggurats

Includes a map and diagrams of the Ziggurats of Ur, Babylon, and Uruk in Mesopotamia....

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Tower of Babel Gallery

Brief description and drawings of the biblical ziggurat and the city of Babylon....

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About Cuneiform Writing. . .

Pictograms, or drawings representing actual things, were the basis for cuneiform writing. As shown in the chart, early pictograms resembled the objects they represented, but through repeated use over time they began to look simpler, even abstract. These marks eventually became wedge-shaped ("cuneiform"), and could convey sounds or abstract concepts...

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Hammurabi

Short summary of the life of the greatest ruler in the first Babylonian dynasty....

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Ancient Times - The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Short description of what the gardens must have looked like....

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The Seven Wonders of the World: The Gardens of Babylon

Learn about these amazing gardens that were rumored to have been built to cheer up King Nebuchadnezzar's homesick wife, Amyitis....

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The UnMuseum - Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Learn all about these magnificent gardens built by King Nebuchadnezzar....

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The Babylonians

Learn about ancient Babylonia...

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The Babylonians

HTML Version of BKA 41 "The Babylonians" - Bible History Online...

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