Articles about the Babylonian empire origins, people, etc.

Who were Phoenicians?

Phoenicians were people of eastern Mediterranean, occupying the region of modern-day Israel, Syria, and Lebanon, before Israelites settled in Canaan.

Rise and fall of Assyria

The kingdom of Assyria existed in the Mesopotamian region as early as 2000 B.C. During the tenth century B.C., they began expanding their territory, to gain control of trade routes and get rid of bad

Mycenaean civilization from eastern Greece to the island of Crete

Mycenaeans began their history on the Plain of Argos in eastern Greece. When their civilization in Greece collapsed, they conquered the island of Crete.

Minoan civilization on the island of Crete

The name Minoan comes after a legendary king Minos, who supposedly founded their civilization. The Minoans became rich through trade. They used the wealth created through trade to develop towns and po

The Hittites one of the Canaanite nations

The Hittites were one of the descending nations from Canaan, son of Ham. They were one of the seven powerful groups the young nation of Israel had to go against as they were claiming the promise land.

Hammurabi - the sixth Babylonian king and his laws

Hammurabi was the sixth Babylonian king, and one of the greatest Babylonian kings.

Nabuchadrezzar II and the rise of the Babylonian empire

Egypt has been an undefeated power for many centuries. But in 7th century B.C., another power gained so much momentum, not even Egypt could withstand. That power was Babylonia.

About the tower of Babel

What do we know about the tower of Babel from ancient scripts, what was it like, and why God didn't like it.

People of ancient Babylon

Who were the people of ancient Babylon, and what they did for a living

Origin of Babylonians

Here we talk about the origins of Babylonian people as well as the founder of the Babylonian empire