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Babylon ,, great ancient history

Babylon is one of the greatest cities in the world


and one of the oldest archaeological sites at all not being a historical site, but was mentioned in the Koran and the Torah and the Gospel books on the history of Babylonia and Assyria.

The importance of this city and its sites that still tells the story of the Babylonian Empire and their creativity and achievements of the Islamic message magazine headed towards the city and conducted a press interview with the Director of the museums of Babylon archaeological researcher Falah Abdelhadi Aljibawy and prepared this report.

Palace of representation (the Babylonian Theater)

This theater was built in the time of Alexander the great African King and built from blocks of the Tower of Babel (331 BC) and continued to echo times and ages to perform all activities and events.

The Ishtar Gate

A model of the Ishtar Gate built by Grand Master Taha Baqir (RIP) (1960) and has built in this place to be before visiting the first tagged offset, which is the most important symbol of Babylon and its city center are decorated with symbols of the gods (Murdoch-Edd n Eddy) first is the God of nature and is the Chief God in the city which has qualities of nature on the Earth and the sky, water, forest and desert his fabulous animal and body as a fish’s body and tail rattler and front legs of a lion and the background of a bird. Either God is the God of Thunder and lightning and moisture.

Street procession

And is one of the most important streets of the city and was used in the advent of processions during the Babylonian year celebrations in April of each year, and other celebrations of the Babylonian State. The processions of the temple (Izakla) and is the main temple in the South of the city. And penetrate into the southern part of the street procession and the Ishtar Gate and the northern part of the street procession to a temple (Akito) which held ceremonies. The street was decorated with black panels on the sides and designed so beautifully tiled with limestone and Side Street paved with stone alkranit.

The southern mansion

(52) a square meter (600) and five squares of each square for some purpose, in which a particular function, (Threat-Theatre Royal orders-Throne Hall-women) and the castle was one of the greatest shortcomings of the administration of the Babylonian Empire in the time of Nebuchadnezzar II after the golden age era of the great King Hammurabi (750 BC).

The throne room facade decorated with beautiful decorative collection has a great King Nebuchadnezzar II, Babylonian and Assyrian civilizations symbolic and placed on the front of the Hall was the Babylonian civilization icon (Pearl flower), Assyrian (Lotus Flower) and Babylonia from Babylon to Basra called (Bablonia) and from Babylon to the far North called (Asiria) means Assyria, King has collected these symbols to tell the whole world that Iraq since earliest times.


The Ishtar Gate home

They built the first three four-story brick built (Almfkhor )as a fourth was built of bricks glazed, unfortunately during the excavations of the German mission that worked in the ruins of Babylon before the first world war she transported blocks the fourth layer to the Museum in Berlin-Germany. Also been taken 120 black slates that had adorned the street procession of the North and are now in the Museum. But two of them are in Iraq, one in the city of Babylon and the other in the Iraq Museum.

Lion of Babylon

The last icon is either a (Lion of Babylon) is a symbol of the power and grandeur of the city is made of basalt stone, Iraq does not have such kind of stone but also brought Jordan and carving in Babylon days great King Nebuchadnezzar II babel1 to be a symbol of the power and greatness of the city, the lion represents the city of Babylon and the man underneath, the Gladiator code examines the statue finds that the situation with complete control of the wrestler in the conflict with Al-Assad, left hand of wrestler hedge against the mouth of the lion and the man square left evidence And we know men Gladiator from overalls worn by and technically the lion appears in full form because all Balinese art is the art of impression any painterly to things as they are.