End of the Neo-Babylonian Empire
Lecture no. 24 from the course: Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization
Taught by Professor Amanda H. Podany | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Finally, arrive at the end of the independence of Mesopotamia with the conquest of the Neo-Babylonian empire by the forces of the powerful Persian king, Cyrus the Great. Witness religious changes that were taking place across the Near East. Mesopotamian culture gradually died out, but it left an incredible legacy.