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  Babylon   - a city in Mesopotamia
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323/7 Alexander enters Babylon, despite the warnings of the Chaldaeans.
323/8 Alexander restores the Esagila, the great temple in Babylon.
323/13 Peucestas brings 20,000 Persian soldiers to Babylon.
322/15 BabylChron_BM.34093, an "astronomical diary" of events at Babylon.
318/35 Seleucus forces the Babylonians to pay for the upkeep of his army.
317/22 Seleucus recaptures the palace at Babylon.
315/2 Seleucus is visited by Antigonus at Babylon.
310/6 which he briefly gains control of one of the citadels of Babylon.
309/3 igonus attempts to recapture Babylon, but is forced out by Seleucus.
286/3 chus, the son of Seleucus, settles Greeks from Babylon in Seleuceia.
278/32a steal the property of some temples in the Juniper garden at Babylon.
274/3 Antiochus brings some colonists from Babylon to settle in Seleuceia.
273/2 The Babylonians send reinforcements, including 20 elephants, to Antio
261/18a Berossus_, the "Babyloniaca" of Berossus, a Babylonian priest.
246/29a the children of Antiochus and Laodice, attend a ceremony in Babylon.
246/30 is held at an estate near Babylon, which had been given by Antioch
246/44 reaches Mesopotamia, and his army besieges the palace in Babylon.
236/1 confirming a grant of land given by the kings to the Babylonians.
222/8a ity of silver and gold is stolen from the Esagila temple at Babylon.
187/1a Antiochus visits Babylon and is shown the purple robe of Nebuchadnezz
172/3 Antiochus settles Greek citizens in Babylon.
172/3a BabylChron_13, containing a reference to Greek citizens at Babylon.
169/29a The citizens of Babylon celebrate the news of Antiochus' victories
166/14 OGIS_253, a dedication to Antiochus as founder of Babylon.
163/31 _14, referring to a battle involving the Greek citizens of Babylon.
152/22 The death of Diogenes, called "the Babylonian".
141/7 Mithridates captures Babylon.
131/19 by Bagayasha, a Parthian leader, against the citizens of Babylon.
128/3 and cruelty, after Phraates appoints him to be viceroy of Babylon.
127/2a Inscr_26.C, a Babylonian contract dated to the reign of Hyspaosines.
110/5a THI_218, a list of victors in athletic contests at Babylon.
94/3a BabylChron_20, a Babylonian chronicle which mentions digging work
    Within translations:
1Macc_6   parted from there to return to Babylon. Then some one
3Macc_6   hree companions in Babylon who had voluntarily surrendered
Aelian:NA_1.22   Historians praise the Babylonians and Chaldaeans for
Aelian:NA_12.21   Gilgamos ** and became king of Babylon. If anyone regards
Aelian:NA_17.29   same writer says that in Babylon he has seen date-palms
AntipThes_9.58   yes on the wall of lofty Babylon on which is a road for
Apul:Flor_9   a belt, broidered in Babylonian fashion with many varied
Arrian:Fr_9   Perdiccas, took it from Babylon by way of Damascus to Pto
Arrian:Fr_10   in his place ... Sending to Babylon ... Docimus with
AstrCan_1   [1] Kings [of the Babylonians] & Years & Total Year of
Athen_4.168   But Diogenes the Babylonian, in his treatise on Nobility
Athen_5.203   the Persians and from Babylon, or by working mines, or
Athen_5.211   Seleuceia, in the district of Babylon. And he was kindly
Athen_5.222   O grammarians, as the Babylonian Herodicus says, inquir
Athen_11.466   says that Lysimachus of Babylon invited to dinner Himerus,
Athen_11.782   cups, weight seventy-three Babylonian talents fifty-two minas
Athen_12.513   the year they spend in Babylon. And in like manner the
Athen_12.517   and friends, amounts to fifteen Babylonian talents
Athen_12.526   untry." And Diogenes the Babylonian gave the same account
Athen_12.530   of Persia, and governor of Babylon, wore the entire dress and
Athen_13.595   hear from the people of Babylon, as to the manner in whic
Athen_14.639   book of his History of Babylon, says that on the sixteen
Athen_14.651   first book, speaking of Babylon, says :- "There are palm-
Athen_15.692   with little pouches full of Babylonian perfumes, and going round the
ChronPasc_420   Alexander captured Babylon, and the kingdom of Persia came
ChronPasc_421   ander was poisoned and died at Babylon. [Ol. 113.3] The
ChronPasc_452   th] year from the start of the Babylonian captivity. [Ol.
ChronPasc_468   certain Ananelus from Babylon, and appointed him to be
ChronPasc_473   if weakening. The Babylonian empire is gold, the Persian
ChronPasc_508   Hebrews, after the return from Babylon to Jerusalem: 1.
ChronSynt_92   The kingdom of the Babylonians: It lasted for 175 years,
ChronSynt_94   ews was conquered by the Babylonians in [the year of creat
Cic:Tusc_4.5   a Cyrenean, the other a Babylonian, they certainly would never have
Diod_34.21   slaved many of the Babylonians, upon slight pretexts, alon
DiogLaert_7.39   Elements; and by Diogenes, the Babylonian; and Poseidonius
DiogLaert_7.55   air; or, as Diogenes the Babylonian, defines it, in his
Eupolemus_5   should cook food for the Babylonians, and as prisoners of
Euseb]:Chron_7   who was a Chaldaean from Babylon, and he reigned for 10
Euseb]:Chron_11   the first book of his Babylonian History, says that he
Euseb]:Chron_13   Chaldaea; they live in Babylon in a disorderly way, like
Euseb]:Chron_59   with the general of the Babylonians, who urged him to ove
Euseb]:Chron_67   ted Belesius to be governor of Babylon. He transferred the
Euseb]:Chron_69   le] had been burnt down by the Babylonians. Xerxes the son
Euseb]:Chron_73   first man to build the city of Babylon. These are the word
Euseb]:Chron_119-123 *   ruction [of the temple] by the Babylonians. They are recko
Euseb]:Chron_129   this was 484 years after the Babylonian captivity. After
Euseb]:Chron_205   this time] Alexander captured Babylon, and killed Dareius
Euseb]:Chron_21-29 *   told them to return to Babylon; they were destined to
Euseb]:Chron_253   whom the army summoned from Babylon. Antiochus was call
Euseb]:Chron_255   an army and set off for Babylon and the eastern regions,
Euseb]:Chron_33-51 *   built a huge tower where Babylon now is, and it was alread
Festus:Brev_20   Seleucia, Ctesiphon, and Babylon; and, after Alexander,
FGrH_155.1   onus, and the satrapy of Babylon to Seleucus; and he appoi
FGrH_155.2   edonians carried his body from Babylon to Alexandria. They
Hieron:Chron_1688   Ar.] Alexander captured Babylon and killed Dareius, with
Hieron:Chron_1693   * . [1693] Alexander died at Babylon, aged 32 years. Aft
Hieron:Chron_1705   became king of Syria and Babylon and the eastern regions,
Hieron:Chron_1716   not in Ar.] Seleucus conquered Babylon. 120th OLYMPIAD [=3
Hieron:Chron_1913   "480 years" - Ar.] after the Babylonian exile. The king
Hieron:Chron_9'27   certain Ananelus from Babylon and set him up as high
Joseph:AJ_12.2   obtained Asia, Seleucus Babylon; and of the other nations
Joseph:AJ_12.147   send some of our nation out of Babylon into Phrygia. The
Joseph:AJ_12.149   out of Mesopotamia and Babylon, unto the castles and pla
Joseph:AJ_12.355   he fled away as far as Babylon, and lost a great many
Joseph:AJ_13.5   ince their return out of Babylon, those that remained of
Joseph:AJ_13.184   ountry still, as well as Babylon; [185] and when he should
Joseph:AJ_13.301   been delivered from the Babylonian slavery, and were retu
Joseph:AJ_14.9   pal Jews who came out of Babylon into Judaea; but that ass
Joseph:AJ_15.14   allowed him to reside in Babylon, where there were Jews in
Joseph:AJ_15.22   an obscure priest out of Babylon, whose name was Ananelus, and
Joseph:AJ_15.385   when they had returned from Babylon, built this temple to God
Joseph:AJ_20.231   Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, made an expedition again
Joseph:AJ_20.233   ars' captivity under the Babylonians, Cyrus, king of Persi
Joseph:BJ_1.6   the Parthians, and the Babylonians, and the remotest Ara
Joseph:BJ_1.70   they were set free from the Babylonian slavery. [71]
Just_1.2   was she that built Babylon, and constructed round the city
Just_1.7   rying on war against the Babylonians, Croesus, king of Lyd
Just_1.10   revolted and seized upon Babylon, and the capture of the
Just_11.12   Darius, having fled to Babylon, entreated Alexander, in
Just_12.10   perchon with the army to Babylon, while he himself, with
Just_12.13   As he was returning to Babylon, from the distant shores
Just_13.1   among all people throughout Babylon. But the conquered
Just_13.4   Persians, Archon of Pella the Babylonians, and Arcesilaus
Just_15.4   11 He first took Babylon, and then, his strength being
Just_38.9   rough the deserts of Arabia to Babylon. But Phraates, who
Just_38.10   having got possession of Babylon, began to be thought a
Just_42.1   harassed the people of Babylon, and many other cities,
Just_42.4   vacant throne, besieged Babylon, whither Mithridates had
Malal_193   rians, Medes, Parthians, Babylonians and Persians, and all
Malal_194   him, riding a horse, in Babylon; the statue is still stan
Malal_198   king of Syria, all of Asia, Babylon and Palestine, for
Memn_4   Alexander died at Babylon from [? poison] or disease, Dio
Nepos_21.2   died a natural death at Babylon; Philip was murdered by Pausanias
Oros_2.1   beginning there was the Babylonian kingdom, then the Macedonian,
Oros_2.2   Asia, restored the city of Babylon and made it the capital
Oros_2.3   in the beginning for the Babylonians and in the end for
Oros_2.6   Many, indeed, have told how Babylon was founded by Nebrot the
Oros_2.8   reconquered the Assyrians and Babylon, which had broken away
Oros_3.20   Morini voluntarily went to Babylon to humble themselves before
Oros_3.23   Persians; Peucestas, the Babylonians; Archon, the (?)
Oros_3.23.30   war, he stormed and captured Babylon. He then subdued the Bactrians
Oros_5.4   he attacked the city of Babylon and invaded all her territories.
Oros_5.10   Antiochus, not content with Babylon, Ecbatana, and the whole
Oros_6.21   Gauls came to Alexander at Babylon in the centre of the
Oros_6.22   been granted, not even to Babylon or to Macedonia, not to
Oros_7.2   the first of all the Babylonian kings, though there is a
Oros_7.12   of Seleucia, Ctesiphon, and Babylon. 3 Trajan erred in
Phld:Phil_53   they say by Diogenes the Babylonian . . .
Plin:HN_5.89   and about the same to Babylon. [90] At a point 594
Plin:HN_5.90   right-hand channel makes for Babylon, the former capital of
Plin:HN_6.109   Persian and from there to Babylon by the marshes of the
Plin:HN_6.117   with the exception of Babylon and Nineveh. The Macedonians
Plin:HN_6.121-124 *   [121] Babylon, which is the capital of
Plin:HN_6.213   Libanus, and embraces Babylon, Idumaea, Samaria, Jerusalem,
Plin:HN_7.193   rank, teaches that the Babylonians had astronomical observations for
Plin:HN_8.196   chiefly brought into vogue by Babylon, which gave its name to
Plin:HN_35.178   and the kind imported from Babylon; at the latter place indeed
Plin:HN_35.180   away snakes by us smell. Babylonian bitumen is said to be
Plin:HN_35.182   for lime, the walls of Babylon being cemented with it. In
Plin:HN_37.74   the kings a king of Babylon once sent as a gift
Plin:HN_37.105   specimens are found near Babylon. When certain quarries are
Plin:HN_37.150   is found only at Babylon. 'Brontea,' or 'thunder stone,'
Plin:HN_37.169   by the Magi. Zachalias of Babylon, in the volumes which he
PLond_2052   was a hostage: Philinos, Babylonian, shampooer, about 44
Plut:Demetr_7   gonus had formerly taken Babylon from Seleucus ; but he
Plut:Eum_3   officers retired from Babylon, he stayed there, endeavo
Plut:Mor_173   and ears, beguiled the Babylonians; and being trusted
Plut:Phoc_21   exander's treasures from Babylon, and came with them from
Polyaen_6.49.1   Alexander died at Babylon, he was sent to Perdiccas at
Polyaen_7.6.4   an expedition against Babylon, sent Mazares the Mede
Polyaen_7.6.5   When Cyrus was besieging Babylon, he dug a channel, throug
Polyaen_7.6.8   When Cyrus was besieging Babylon, the Babylonians, who had
Polyaen_7.12.1   it with success against the Babylonians. [13] & Zopyrus
Polyaen_7.13.1   Dareius besieged Babylon for a long time, without being
Porph:Fr_39-45 *   uered the Chaldaeans and Babylonians; unless we think that
Poseidon_13   466'b-c & Lysimachus the Babylonian invites Himerus to a
PsCallisth_1.31   fifty feet. And Babylon in the land of the barbarians
PsCallisth_2.7   Parthians, Elymaeans, Babylonians, and those down in
PsCallisth_2.9   Mesopotamia and Babylon there are two rivers, the Tigri
PsCallisth_2.14   embassy to Darius as far as Babylon. Darius was on a
PsCallisth_3.17   ing Alexander, you must die in Babylon. By your own people
PsCallisth_3.26   tarted and made the journey to Babylon. On arriving there,
PsCallisth_3.27   journey. I went to Babylon and, taking 72,000 of my forces
PsCallisth_3.30-34 *   and after a few days in Babylon, the daemonic god sent
THI_26   (140-124)   entry in the Babylonian astronomical diaries ( 137D
ValMax_9.3e.4   was combing her hair, that Babylon had revolted, with one part


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