Thursday, August 20, 2009

he Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon are considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Were built in the sixth century a. C. during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar II in that city on the banks of the Euphrates (the Babel of biblical texts).

Around the year 600 a. C., Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Chaldea, his wife wanted to Amytis, daughter of the king of the Medes, a gift to show your love for her and remember the beautiful mountains of their land, so different from the great plains of Babylon .

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