Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Illustration

Thamis
by Martin Heemskerck
published on 26 April 2012
Hanging Gardens of Babylon

A representation of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the fabled gardens which possibly adorned the capital of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, built by its greatest king Nebuchadnezzar II (r. 605-562 BCE). A 16th century CE engraving by Dutch artist Martin Heemskerck.

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Heemskerck, M. (2012, April 26). Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/77/

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Heemskerck, Martin. "Hanging Gardens of Babylon." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/77/.

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Heemskerck, Martin. "Hanging Gardens of Babylon." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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