The Wonders of Ancient Babylon Quick Quiz History » Quizzes » The Wonders of Ancient Babylon Quick Quiz Loading...1. Most of the Old Babylon remains are currently under the Euphrates River's water level2. Babylon has a 3,000-year old history3. Babylon began as a small, administrative center during the reign of Sargon the Great 4. Hammurabi, an Amorite prince, began his reign over Babylon in 1800 B.C.5. Hammurabi's empire stretched from Syria to the Persian Gulf.6. Hammurabi's empire lasted a couple of generations after his death7. The city was sacked in 1595 B.C. by the Hittites, who made it a great center of learning8. The Kassites controlled the city for 435 years and it was never conquested in that time9. Sennacherib destroyed the city, razing its walls, temples and palaces to the ground, but was killed for this sin10. Alexander the Great died in Nebudchadnezzar's palace Cite This Article"The Wonders of Ancient Babylon Quick Quiz" History on the Net© 2000-2022, Salem Media.October 1, 2022 <https://www.historyonthenet.com/quiz/the-wonders-of-ancient-babylon-quick-quiz>More Citation Information.