By: Branden Bell, Kaitlyn Butts, Alex Leonard, Camilla Pierce, and Ethan Statzer
Hammurabi was the sixth king of Babylon. His reign seized when he died in 1750 BC.
This battle was between the Assyrian empire and the rebelling forces of the Babylonians, Chaldeans, and Aramaic tribes. Both sides claimed to have won the battle.
The battle of Carchemish was between Egypt and allied Assyria against Babylonia. Necho II was the king of Egypt during this battle and Nebuchadnezzar II was the king of Babylonia.
The Babylonians were building the Tower of Babel to use as a gateway to heaven, which made God angry. God showed his hand of judgment when he confused their languages and scattered them about.
The battle of Carchemish took place between the alliances of Egypt and Assyria against the army of Babylonia. The battle took place because first Babylonia took the Assyrian capital of Nineveh, then their capital of Harran when they moved it to Carchemish. God showed his hand during this event when he let the Babylonians defeat the Assyrians who were allied with the Egyptians.
Hammurabi starts the Babylonian empire.In the end Persia overthrew Babylonia.