The Babil series will be screened tonight with its 16th new episode. Who are the actors of the STAR TV series Babil, which is followed with great interest, and what is the subject of the series. Here is the Babel trailer and other curiosities about the series …The Babil series, which keeps its viewers on the screen on Friday evenings, is on STAR TV with its first new episode tonight at 20:00. So what will happen in Babylon in the new episode?
BABİL CHAPTER 15 FRAGMANI
WHAT DOES BABIL MEAN?
Babylon, whose existence was written even in the 450s before Christ, is not included in the Turkish Language Institution (TDK) dictionary because it is not a Turkish word.
WHAT IS BABIL?
B.C. In 450s, the historian Herodotus “Babylon exceeds the splendor of any other known city on earth.” he said. Herodotus stated that the outer walls of the city were 80 kilometers long, 25 meters thick and 97 meters high, and were suitable for a four-horse carriage. Inside walls are not thick as much as outside walls. Inside the walls were castles and temples with large statues made of solid gold.
Inside the city was the famous Tower of Babel. This tower was a temple to the god Marduk, and rose to heaven to reach heaven. Babylon, BC. It was built by King Nebuchadnezzar, who ruled for 43 years from 605. According to a weaker rumor, BC. It was built by the Assyrian queen Semiramis, who ruled for 5 years since 810. The gardens were built to cheer Amyitis, Nebuchadnezzar’s wife, who was longing for his wife, who was the daughter of the king of Medes and was married to Nebuchadnezzar in order to make the two countries allies. The country he came from was green, hilly and mountainous. This flat and warm environment of Mesopotamia drove him to depression. The king decided to make a replica of his hometown to quench his wife’s homesickness.
He built artificial mountains and large terraces where water would flow. BC Greek geographer Strabo. According to his description in the first century, the gardens consisted of cubic poles rising above each other. These were hollowed out and filled with soil so that large plants and trees could grow. Domes, terracotta columns and terraces made of brick and asphalt. In order to irrigate the higher gardens, water was brought up from the Euphrates River with chain pumps.
The chain pump was a system with buckets attached to two large flywheels, one above and the other at the water source. The bucket filled from the river went up, poured the water into the pool and returned to the river. The water, which was carried to the upper levels in this way, flowed down the terraces, irrigating the gardens.
According to the Greek historian Diodorus, the gardens were about 120 meters wide, 120 meters long and 25 meters high.According to the cuneiform tablets found in the library of Ashurbanipal in Nineveh, a total of 703 temples, 360 altars, 53 large and 650 small, in Babylon. There were 2 ritual roads, 24 major streets and 3 canals. The city was established according to a rectangular plan. It was surrounded by two 16.5 kilometers long walls, one inside and the other outside. Apart from the walls, there were also water ditches surrounding the whole city. The city, which started to disappear due to the invasions, started to disappear especially after the Persian King Keyhüsrev conquered Babylon, it was buried in the sand in the 5th and 6th centuries AD and became a sand mountain. The ruins of this city, its temples and hanging gardens have only been unearthed in the 20th century.