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1

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

they destroyed the city by flooding it.

2

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

3

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

nebuchadnezzar

4

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

the ishtar gate

5

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.