The area has been used as a military base in recent times, making it difficult to investigate further. Diodorus Siculus, a Greek historian states the measurements of the Gardens to be at about by ft and over 80ft tall. Oddly enough, tablets from the time of Nebuchadnezzar never mention the Gardens.
Whatever the fate of the gardens was, we can only wonder if Queen Amyitis was happy with her fantastic present, or if she continued to long for the green mountains of her distant homeland.
According to Sumerian and Judeo-Christian lore, the land flanked by the Tigris and Euphrates rivers was the site of the Garden of Eden where human civilization began Her main points are:  The name "Babylon", meaning "Gate of the Gods"  was applied to several Mesopotamian cities.
The technology of the time would have allowed for their construction. The story sets in colonial Burma where he was serving as an Assistant Superintendent of the British Empire from towhere he was deeply affected by the execution of a Hindu man which introduces his aversion towards capital punishment.
Plants[ edit ] Date palms are a common tree species in Babylon.