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Chapter 6, Lesson 4, New Empires (pp. 175-180)

I. A New Assyrian Empire

II. A New Babylonian Empire

    A. The Chaldeans overthrew the Assyrians in 612 B.C. to found a new Babylonian empire ruled from Babylon.

    B. The Babylonians created wide-spread trade networks and grand building projects, and made great advances in math and science.

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