Marduk rose from an obscure deity in the third millennium BCE to become one of the most important gods and the head...
Mesopotamia (from the Greek, meaning 'between two rivers’) was an ancient region in the eastern Mediterranean...
In ancient Mesopotamia, the meaning of life was for one to live in concert with the gods. Humans were created as co-laborers...
Mesopotamian Tablet Describing the Walls of Babylon
This clay tablet fragment gives detailed measurements for the inner city wall called Imgur-Enlil at the start of Nebuchadnezzar...
Middle East Kingdoms
Babylonian Empire (Old Babylonian Period) / Dynasty I c.1792 - 1595 BC The small Amorite kingdom which was centred...
Model of the Ishtar Gate
A model of the Ishtar Gate built in c. 575 BCE by Nebuchadnezzar II in Babylon, displayed at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin...
Mycenean Greece and the Orient about 1450 BC
Mycenean Greece and the Orient about 1450 BC. Inset: Reference Map of the Nile Delta.
The fall of a dynasty! Nabonidus' faults and absence were recorded alongside events of his reign. By the autumn of 539...
Nabu (sometimes known as Tutu) is the Babylonian god of wisdom, learning, prophecy, scribes, and writing and was also responsible...
King Nebuchadnezzar II (634-562 BCE) was the greatest king of ancient Babylon, succeeding his father, Nabopolassar. King Nabopolassar...