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13 09, 2017

Neo-Babylonians – Mesopotamia – West Asian history

By |2019-09-05T05:40:24-07:00September 13th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

The Ishtar Gate of ancient Babylon, built during the Neo-Babylonian period (600s BC). Now in Berlin. As the Assyrians got weaker, pieces of their empire began to break off. People saw their chance to become independent and grabbed it. Egypt became independent again. So did Israel for a while. But then in the 600s BC a new empire started up. It [...]

23 08, 2017

Daniel in the lion’s den – Bible stories

By |2019-05-01T05:57:37-07:00August 23rd, 2017|Religion, West Asia|0 Comments

Daniel in the lion's den, from the sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, 359 AD in Rome Who was Daniel? In the Bible story, Daniel was one of the Jews who was in captivity in Babylon during the reign of the Neo-Babylonian kings, in the 600s BC. Babylonian Captivity Neo-Babylonians History of the Jews All our West Asia articles [...]