The unconquerable country: the Babylonian marshes in the Neo-Assyrian sources

@article{Bagg2020TheUC,
  title={The unconquerable country: the Babylonian marshes in the Neo-Assyrian sources},
  author={Ariel M. Bagg},
  journal={Water History},
  year={2020},
  volume={12},
  pages={57-73}
}
The Assyrians ruled in the first half of the first millennium BCE over most part of the Ancient Near East. The Neo-Assyrian Empire was constructed on the base of a powerful, well organized and trained army, which defeated all enemies and seemed to be invincible. Babylonia was a special case, because of the complicated political situation and especially its particular geography. Southern Babylonia (nowadays Southern Iraq) was a region of marshes and lagoons, an ideal refuge for rebels. The area… 
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