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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 13 April 2016

The fall of a dynasty! Nabonidus' faults and absence were recorded alongside events of his reign. By the autumn of 539 BCE,, Babylon has surrendered to the army of king Cyrus to become part of the growing Achaemenid Empire. From Babylon, Southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Circa 530-400 BCE. (The British Museum, London)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, April 13). Nabonidus Chronicle. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Nabonidus Chronicle." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 13, 2016.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Nabonidus Chronicle." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Apr 2016. Web. 05 Feb 2023.