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This is a place in modern day Iraq which is mentioned by other names in the Bible.

It was established by an evil man referred to as Nimrod (aka Gilgamesh). A great Temple of Nabu was built here to the false god Nabu (Nebo). There is also a pyramid (zigguarat) and a Temple of Ishtar.

Ruins of the city of Nimrud in Iraq—satellite view

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Article Version: June 10, 2024