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Student Stories on the Hanging Gardens of Babylon - The Hanging Gardens of Babylon by Chalet Brannan and Gianna Avagliano Blubaug

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Do you know about The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon?  


Well, it’s one of the Seven Wonders Of the World. It is said to have been created and built by Nebuchadnezzar.Nebuchadnezzar ruled the city from 605 to 562 B.C. 

Babylon means "The Gate of the Gods".  The Temple is located near the city called Ninevah. The Temple was said to rise from 75 to 300 feet.  On theory is that workers partnered with the legendary Queen Semiramis to build it.

The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon was made mostly of trees, vines, and shrubs. Some would say that the Garden looked like it was made of mud bricks.

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Original Release: May 23, 2017

Updated Last Revision: Jun 14, 2017


Footnotes:
1) Marten van Heemskerck, The Hanging gardens of Babylon, https://it.wikipedia.org, May/30/2017, May/30/2017, https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hanging_Gardens_of_Babylon.jpg
2) Noah Weiner, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org, May/13/2015, May/30/2017, http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/ancient-cultures/ancient-near-eastern-world/hanging-gardens
3) Irving Finkel, The Hanging Garden Of Babylon, https://en.wikipedia.org, May/19/1988, May/30/2017, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanging_Gardens_of_Babylon

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