Babylon
(4,479 words)

[German version]

A. Preliminary note (CT)

The name Babylon (B.) can refer to both the city and the country of the same name. Ancient Assyria can also be included under the latter. It is not always possible to distinguish between these meanings.

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B. Introduction (CT)

In the first centuries AD, the ancient city of B. increasingly…

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Rollinger, Robert (Innsbruck RWG), “Babylon”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 17 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1304210>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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