- an ancient empire in SW Asia, in the lower Euphrates valley: its greatest period was 2800–1750 b.c. Capital: Babylon.
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Examples from the Web for babylonia
Several times, the Jews of Israel were exiled to what is now Iraq, and Babylonia became a center of Jewish scholarship.Saddam’s Jewish Treasures
February 8, 2014
From this place Cyrus marched through Babylonia three stages—twelve parasangs.Anabasis
Seven is a sacred number in Babylonia, as we find in many a connection.
But what they do show is the rise in Babylonia of a religion for the individual.
At a remote time the art of Babylonia was that of a civilized people.The Evolution of the Dragon
G. Elliot Smith
In Babylonia, moreover, it acquires the force of vassal-king.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
- the southern kingdom of ancient Mesopotamia: a great empire from about 2200–538 bc, when it was conquered by the Persians
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