It has been estimated that Babylon was the largest city in the world c. The older and more powerful states of AssyriaElamIsinand Larsa overshadowed Babylon until it became the capital of Hammurabi 's short lived empire about a century later. Cuneiform and Classical Sources Reconciled "; Iraq 56, Tome I: Babylon — how war almost erased 'mankind's greatest heritage site ' ". Late Achaemenid and Hellenistic Babylon.
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With Arrow, Sword, and Spear: Information on the Neo-Babylonian city is available from archaeological excavations and from classical sources. Two museums and a library, containing replicas of artifacts and local maps and reports, were raided and destroyed. The city was built on the Euphrates river and divided in equal parts along its left and right banks, with steep embankments to contain the river's seasonal floods. An Akkadian south Mesopotamian dynasty then ruled for the first time. Work began incontinuing untiland was prompted by widespread looting of the site. Hormuzd RassamRobert Koldewey.