The effects of Babylon in Iraq

| |

Iraq

Iraq is one of the countries that ancient civilizations carried out with a high degree of progress and prosperity, and this is due to the stability of man in its plains from the early stages of his life, as the soil in the plains of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers is considered one of the most fertile soils, and the first thing that people practiced agriculture practiced in the land of Iraq .

History of the city of Babylon

The Amorites lived in Mesopotamia (Iraq) and were able to build a very developed economy, which helped the spread of security that led to the building of a material civilization with a high degree of development, and also managed to build a base of science and knowledge that was not present with other peoples, and is considered “Hamorabi” Among the most famous of the Amorite kings, who was known for his laws and laws, which he wrote on an obelisk known as the Hammurabi Obelisk.

The reign of King Nebuchadnezzar is also considered a period of prosperity and progress for Mesopotamia, as prosperity and prosperity spread throughout the country, as it built many landmarks still standing before us, and among these monuments is the city of Babylon.

The most important monuments in Babylon

Babylon has many important landmarks and monuments, among which are the following:

Hanging Gardens

These gardens were built during the time of Nebuchadnezzar, and the reason for building these gardens is due to the king expressing his feelings and love towards his wife, but the reason for naming these gardens as hanging is because they were growing on the balcony of the royal palace and palaces balconies ornamental plants, and they were irrigated in an artistic way, so they were considered Of the Seven Wonders.

These gardens were built from rare stones, which were presented as gifts to the king, and these gardens were considered wonderful countries in ancient times, because they contain various plants, trees and water that were stored in the upper layers to water trees and plants.

The beauty and splendor of these gardens lies in the spring and summer, when the fragrances and fragrances of flowers smell and spread with a wonderful view of the highlands, while for the building it was considered one of the greatest architectural arts that were built in Babylon at the time, where the layers were connected to each other by a wide staircase .

Babel’s Lion

It is a statue of stone, and its essence is that the lion preys on a person, and this person represents the enemy, and its length (the statue) reaches 260 cm and its height reaches 1195 cm.

Ishtar Gate

It is a luxurious historical castle with its own style, its edges, and its surfaces decorated with animal designs designed from ceramics, colored porcelain, and from plants engraved on the walls, black, calves, and the famous dragon known as Mush Khosh, where lions are considered a symbol of the gods of Ishtar, and calves are a symbol of the gods of Adad, The dragon Mush Khosh is a symbol of the gods of Marduk.

Previous

Where is the Winter Palace?

Mosul traces

Next

Leave a Comment