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The Roots of Greek Mythology ~ Part 1

In Greek mythology, there is no single original text like the Christian Bible or the Hindu Vedas that introduces all of the myths, characters and stories. Instead, the earliest Greek myths were part of...

The Monumental Fall of Babylon: What Really Shattered the Empire? 0

The Monumental Fall of Babylon: What Really Shattered the Empire?

The fall of Babylon is a historical event that occurred in 539 BC. This event saw the conquest of Babylon by the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great and marked the end of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. The fall of Babylon is reported by a number of ancient sources, including the Cyrus Cylinder, the Greek historian Herodotus, as well as a number of books in the Old Testament.