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Nabopolassar Influence On New Babylon
Babylon reemerged as the centre of Mesopotamian culture after the Persians and their allies destroyed the Assyrian capital Niniveh. A Babylonian general who had sided with the Persians, Nabopolassar, became the first king of New Babylon. Even though the kingdom only lasted for a short time (627 - 539 BC), its beauty and culture have become legendary. Neo-Babylonia reached its peak under the reign of Nabopolassar's famous son, Nebuchadnezzar

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