Corpus ID: 190417785

Babylon : myth and reality

  title={Babylon : myth and reality},
  author={I. Finkel and Michael Seymour and John Curtis and Mus{\'e}e du Louvre and Reunion Des Musees Nationaux and Staatliche Museen zu Berlin},
Over 2500 years after the city's fall, Babylon is still an evocative name. The resonance of the Tower of Babel, the Hanging Gardens, Daniel in the Lions Den or the madness of Nebuchadnezzar continues today even without popular certainty that Babylon itself ever existed. Drawing on three of the most important collections of artefacts from the ancient city of Babylon, at the British Museum, the Louvre and the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, this book brings to life Nebuchadnezzars magnificent… Expand
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