Babylonian Civilization in the Perspective of Comparative Analysis
The article provides a comparative discourse on the ancient Babylonian civilization which emerged in Mesopotamia during the decline of Sumerian civilization. The author is especially interested in its genesis and complex relations with neighboring cultures and nations. He focuses on Babylonian religion, culture, administration and social institutions. Much attention is also paid to the Babylonian achievements in astronomy, mathematics, medicine, law, architecture, visual arts and literature.