Darius the Mede

Conquering Kings | by | Volume 11, Issue 5 | September - October 2005

Babylon reached its zenith under Nebuchadnezzar. A great builder, he ennobled the city with temples, palaces and monuments: he also constructed new moats and walls to strengthen its defences. It is estimated that up to twenty years supply of food could be stored in Babylon. In addition, the city wal…

Darius the Mede