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date: 11 August 2020

Babylon 

Source:
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author(s):
Amélie KuhrtAmélie Kuhrt

The ruins of the city extend over several mounds in the vicinity of modern Hillah (c.80 km. (50 mi.) south of Baghdad); the most important are Babil, Kasr, Merkes, Homera. Babylon is attested as a settlement from the third millennium ... ...

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