Ancient Middle East Monuments

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Adriana Lewis
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10/15/06
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1. Who built this monument?
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon was built by Nebuchadnezzar II.
King Solomon’s Temple was built by Phoenician master craftsmen.

2. What was its purpose?
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon was built to please Nebuchadnezzar to please his wife or concubine who has a passion for mountain surrounding.
The Solomon’s Temple was built as place to worship God.

3. When was it built?
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon was built 605 B.C.
The Solomon’s Temple was built in


4. Where was it built?
The Hanging gardens were on the River Euphrates on the east bank.
Solomon’s Temple was built in Jerusalem.


5. Why was this monument significant in the ancient Middle East?
The Solomon’s Temple was significant because it was a place of worship and religion was a big factor back in the day.
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon was significant because of the Greek structure of the building.