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date: 05 April 2020

Babylon, the Hanging Gardens of, 

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The Oxford Companion to the Garden
Author(s):
Stephanie DalleyStephanie Dalley

one of the Seven Wonders of the World in late classical sources. Until recently no archaeological or Babylonian textual support could be found for their location and features, a lack which gave rise to many and varied speculations. Recently, however, it has been shown that the tradition was based on a garden built by the ... ...

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