Flashcards in 17 b history Deck (6):
why was the babylonian king nebuchadnezzar afraid of persia?
they were powerful and he thought they might attack his empire
why were the persians afraid of the babylonians?
they were powerful and they were afraid they might attack
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.
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
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