Inside The Abandoned Babylon That Saddam Hussein Built • Discoverology

Inside The Abandoned Babylon That Saddam Hussein Built

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In the 1980s, during the Iran-Iraq War, Saddam Hussein became obsessed with the Babylonian ruler Nebuchadnezzar. Saddam saw himself as a modern reincarnation of Nebuchadnezzar, and to prove it, he spent millions building a massive reconstruction of Babylon.

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