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a city-state in Mesopotamia.

Babylon

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an empire that included all of Mesopotamia as well as some neighboring city-states.

Babylonia

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region at the foot of the Zagros Mountains in the Upper Tigris River Valley.

Assyria

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the capital of the Assyrian Empire and the site of a great library under King Ashurbanipal.

Nineveh

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King of Babylon who came to rule all of Mesopotamia and established a written code of laws known as the Code of Hammurabi.

Hammurabi

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reign 668 B.C.-627 B.C King of Assyria from 668 B.C. to 627 B.C. when it was at its largest and most powerful.

Ashurbanipal

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B.C. Chaldean dynasty king of Babylon who took over much of the former Assyrian Empire and ordered massive building projects.

Nebuchadnezzar II

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to defeat.

conquest

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a set of laws established by Hammurabi.

Code of Hammurabi