|Capital|| Babylon |
|Languages|| Akkadian language|
|•||626-605 BC||Nabopollasar (first)|
|•||562-530 BC||Amel-Marduk- (last of the unified empire)|
|•||530 - 525 BC||Sargon (ruler of diminished state)|
|Historical Era||Era One|
|•||Anti-Assyrian War||626 BC|
|•||Reign of Amel-Marduk||562 BC - 530 BC|
|•||Collapse of Unified Babylon||530 BC|
|•||Persian Conquest||525 BC|
Babylon,officially the Neo-Babylonian Empire,is a nation in Europe. it began in 626 BC.
Reign of Amel-Marduk
In 562 BC,Amel-Marduk came to the throne.He defeated a coup attempt by his brother in 560 BC.Amel-Marduk ended the Jewish Exile and freed the Jewish King.The Persians invaded and Amel-Marduk defeated them.In 530 BC,the Nobles killed Amel-Marduk.
Mesopotamian Cities Period
With Amel-Marduk's death,the empire was destroyed.Judea and Phoenicia seceded and Mesopotamia was split in 4 with Susa, Ashur,and Nineveh asserting Sovereignity.As such In 525 BC,Cyrus conquered Babylon.
Babylon was an absolute monarchy.The Emperor had all the power.