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Overview

Babylon was a major city of ancient Mesopotamia in the fertile plain between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The site now resides in modern day Iraq.

Hyborian Age

When Babylon the Great was sieged and about to be conquered by Ashurbanipal, its people reduced to cannibalism, Shamash-Shum-Ukin moved his entire ziggurat-shaped citadel in the Hyborian Age to a city called Akbitana[2].

Ancient History

Traveling through time and space, Dr. Strange and the Ancient One travelled to Ancient Babylon, battled a griffin, and finally found the Book of the Vishanti. Freeing the book, Strange returned to his Sanctum alone to use it against Kaluu[3].

Around 3,000 BC, the Kronans attempted an invasion of Earth. Landing in ancient Babylon, they fought King Gilgamesh of Uruk, who vanquished them with the aid of a time-traveling Captain America.[4]

Thena encountered the Deviant Kro in Babylon 2,500 years ago. He had a chance to slay her, but did not; as the years passed, the two of them grew closer together.[5]

Kang trained Ahura, making him unwittingly erase Inhumans from the timeline. One of the places they attacked was Babylon in Mesopotamia in 924 B.C.E., he sent him to detroy the temple of Marduk.[6]

Alternative Realities

Blade Cinematic Universe (Earth-26320)

On Earth-26320; Dagon was the progenitor of the Vampire race. He was the terror of human kind in the very first moments of mankind's history, spreading his cursed blood all over the world. He went by many names, originally from the city of Babylon, in Mesopotamia and was known as called "Dagon" then as the centuries past he became known as "Dracula". He became bored of the world and decided to rest in a tomb in Syria. In the 21st Century, while searching for help in their fight with Blade, Danica Talos and Asher Talos find Dracula's tomb in the Syrian desert, and awaken him. After consuming dozens of humans in order to regain his strength and powers, Drake is informed by Danica on the situation of the vampire kind and on Blade, and, disgusted by their weakness, accepts to hunt down and kill the Daywalker.[7]

Earth-79213

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Marvel Noir (Earth-90214)

On Earth-90214; in 1938, Tony Stark is a daring adventurer, traveling the world in search of its mythological treasures and trying to forget the responsibilities of an iron magnate. From the Fountain of Youth to the hanging Gardens of Babylon, Tony has conquered them all.[9]

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