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what had the assyrians done to the city of babylon when they conquered it?

they destroyed the city by flooding it.


what did the babylonians do to the assyrian city of nineveh, when they conquered it?

they destroyed it, and smashed some of ashurbanipal's clay tablets at the library of nineveh


what was the name of the babylonian king who conquered the assyrian empire?



what famous gate did nebuchadnezzar build as an entrance to babylon?

the ishtar gate


what weird thing happened to nebuchadnezzar?

first he thought he was a god, then he went mad and behaved like an animal. later, he got better.