Mesopotamian Empires
The Babylonian Empire
c. 1830-1550 BCE
Law Code of Hammurabi, c. 1760 BCE
The Assyrian Empire
c. 1100-612 BCE
Ashurnasirpal II
r. 883-859 BCE at Nimrud (Calah)
The Palaces of Nimrud
1853 Engraving
Ashurnasirpal Statue, c. 870 BCE
The Palace of Ashurnasirpal
Winged Lion Guardian
c. 883-859 BCE
Ashurbanipal
r. 669-c. 627 BCE at Nineveh
Nineveh
Ancient Nineveh
Modern Engraving
The Palace of Ashurbanipal
Sack of the City of Hamanu by
Ashurbanipal, c. 650 BCE
The Lion Hunt
c. 640 BCE
The Neo-Babylonian Empire
612-539 BCE
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
16th c. Engraving
The Ishtar Gate
c. 575 BCE
The Persian Empire
c. 539-330 BCE
Persian Empire under Cyrus II
(r. 559-530 BCE)
Persepolis
Built 518-c. 460 BCE
Tribute Bearers Bringing Offerings
c. 490 BCE
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This presentation is an introduction to early Mesopotamian Empires, including the Babylonian, Assyrian, Neo-Babylonian, and Persian empires. It focuses on art and architecture as well as history.

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Mesopotamian Empires

  1. 1. Mesopotamian Empires
  2. 2. The Babylonian Empire c. 1830-1550 BCE
  3. 3. Law Code of Hammurabi, c. 1760 BCE
  4. 4. The Assyrian Empire c. 1100-612 BCE
  5. 5. Ashurnasirpal II r. 883-859 BCE at Nimrud (Calah)
  6. 6. The Palaces of Nimrud 1853 Engraving
  7. 7. Ashurnasirpal Statue, c. 870 BCE
  8. 8. The Palace of Ashurnasirpal
  9. 9. Winged Lion Guardian c. 883-859 BCE
  10. 10. Ashurbanipal r. 669-c. 627 BCE at Nineveh
  11. 11. Nineveh
  12. 12. Ancient Nineveh Modern Engraving
  13. 13. The Palace of Ashurbanipal
  14. 14. Sack of the City of Hamanu by Ashurbanipal, c. 650 BCE
  15. 15. The Lion Hunt c. 640 BCE
  16. 16. The Neo-Babylonian Empire 612-539 BCE
  17. 17. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon 16th c. Engraving
  18. 18. The Ishtar Gate c. 575 BCE
  19. 19. The Persian Empire c. 539-330 BCE
  20. 20. Persian Empire under Cyrus II (r. 559-530 BCE)
  21. 21. Persepolis Built 518-c. 460 BCE
  22. 22. Tribute Bearers Bringing Offerings c. 490 BCE

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