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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
105 words

Ancient region and empire of Mesopotamia, based on the city of Babylon. The Babylonian Empire was first established

BABYLONIA

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
918 words
The originally insignificant city-state of Babylon, located on the Euphrates, was elevated by Hammurabi (r. 1792–1750) and his dynasty (the first dynasty of Babylon) to the capital city ... More
Babylonia

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Amélie Kuhrt

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
862 words

country in south Iraq, stretching from modern Baghdad to the Arab-Persian Gulf, drained by the *Euphrates and *Tigris...

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