What Babylon was famous for and why did it fall?

Posted November 18, 2020 / History
What Babylon was famous for and why did it fall?

Babylon was an important ancient city, the capital of Babylonia, a mighty kingdom located on the territory of modern Iraq, The kingdom and the city of Babylon existed between the 18th and 6th centuries BC.

The city of Babylon was founded around 1894 BC. It gradually grew to be at the biggest city in the world. The Babylonians were strong in meth, architecture, medicine and poetry.

The Code of Hammurabi (1754 BC) written by the famous Babylonian king Hammurabi (1792-1750 BC) was the oldest known systematic book of laws ever written. During Hammurabi's reign Babylon became a glorious and beautiful city, the capital of united Mesopotamia.




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