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Transcript of mxznjkdn
Created by: Hannah Parker, Jaycie Hollinger, Ella Fischer
Central Southern Mesopotamia
Situated on the Euphrates river
about 50 miles from the current city of Baghdad
just north of whats now Iraq
Started after the Assiryran empire fell
the rise of the Babylonian empire was 626 B.C.
it Fell in 539 B.C.
-Surgeon's patient died because of the surgeon, surgeon gets hand cut off
-Architect built a house and it collapsed and killed its owner, the architect was killed
Vegetables : Peas, lettuce, beans, cucumbers, cabbage, turnips, garlic, lentils, beets
Fruit: Pears, apples, peaches, grapes, dates, plums, cherries, melons, quinces, figs
Stable Food Supply
Worshiped Mrduck and Anzu
Marduk - God of Magic
Anu - God of the Hevens
Anunnaki - God of the Earth
Temples = Ziggurats
Astronomy: Babylonians were know for the advancement in Astrology. They continually studied day and night occurances in the sky.
They continuously altered their calender to match the sky.
Observations written on a lunar eclipse
Sun Dail:A device used for measuring time
Uses shadows created by the sun
Chariot: A two wheeled horse drawn vehicle used in ancient warfare and racing
Helped with strategies
Babylon had a 60 mile long wall around the city
300 feet tall
went about 35 feet into the ground
Babylon originates from the word Babel which means confusion
In Greek it actually translated to "The Gate of God"