This dynamic presentation on the city and civilization that was Babylon provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. Experience the greatest city of the ancient world!
Ancient Babylon was the greatest city of the ancient world. Revered by ancient and modern scholars alike - this city was the birth place of one of the world's first law codes, home to ancient wonders such as the Hanging Gardens, the Ishtar Gate, and possibly even the fabled Tower of Babel. Every civilization of the region fought to possess the city and in the end it fell as a result.
Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ Founding of Babylon
♦ The Amorites
♦ Hammurabi and his law code
♦ Babylonian Religion
♦ Assyrian Domination
♦ Neo-Babylonian Empire
♦ Nebuchadnezzar II
♦ Hanging Gardens
♦ Tower of Babel
♦ Babylonian Captivity
♦ The End of Babylon
This class takes approximately 90-minutes. There are five links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~19 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.
There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.
Check out the entire Mesopotamia series:
Lesson 1: The Neolithic Revolution
Lesson 2: Mesopotamia: Sumer Cradle of Civilization
Lesson 3: Mesopotamia: Sargon of Akkad
Lesson 4: Mesopotamia: Babylon City of Wonders
Lesson 5: Mesopotamia: Assyria Iron Age Empire
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