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1

why was the babylonian king nebuchadnezzar afraid of persia?

they were powerful and he thought they might attack his empire

2

why were the persians afraid of the babylonians?

they were powerful and they were afraid they might attack

3

why did nebuchadnezzar marry the persian king's daughter?

their marriage created an alliance between the babylonian empire and the persian empire...it made both empires safer.

4

what did nebuchadnezzar build for his wife?

the hanging gardens of babylon...built to remind her of the mountains she grew up in in persia

5

what two of the seven wonders of the ancient world have we learned about so far?

the great pyramid and the hanging gardens of babylon

6

tell me about nebuchadnezzar's marriage and the hanging gardens of babylon

nebuchadnezzar married the daughter of the persian king to create an alliance between the babylonian empire and the persian empire. he built the hanging gardens of babylon for her, because she was homesick for the mountainous land she grew up in in persia.