Babil sentence example
- 72) mankind were swept together by winds into the plain afterwards called " Babil," and were scattered again in the same way (see further D.
- bank of the Euphrates, the principal being three vast mounds, the Babil to the north, the Qasr or "Palace" (also known as the Mujelliba) in the centre, and the Ishan `Amran ibn `Ali, with the outlying spur of the Jumjuma, to the south.
- Eastward of these come the Ishan el-Aswad or "Black Mound" and three lines of rampart, one of which encloses the Babil mound on the N.
- The Babil mound probably represents the site of a palace built by Nebuchadrezzar at the northern extremity of the city walls and attached to a defensive outwork 60 cubits in length.