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The Babylonian global presents an intensive, up to date and lavishly illustrated background of the traditional country Babylonia and its 'holy city', Babylon.

Historicized via the recent Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding sector used to be in fact a wealthy and intricate civilization, liable for the discovery of the dictionary and laying the principles of contemporary science.  This ebook explores all key features of the improvement of this ancient tradition, together with the ecology of the zone and its famously effective agriculture, its political and financial status, its spiritual practices, and the achievements of its intelligentsia.

Comprehensive and available, this booklet can be an imperative source for an individual learning the period.

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