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Babylonia

Babylonia was an ancient state in Mesopotamia (in modern Iraq), combining the territories of Sumer and Akkad. Its capital was Babylon. The earliest mention of Babylon can be found in a tablet of the reign of Sargon of Akkad, dating back to around 2400 BC.

See also: Babylonia and Assyria, Babylonian law, Babylonian literature and science, Chronology of Babylonia and Assyria

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