Roman Provincial - Moesia, Viminacium, Philip I, 244-248 A.D. Æ 20mm, 247 A.D.
2. Background to the Achaemenid Empire: Around 612 BC, the Medes and the Babylonians were victorious over a famous Empire mentioned in the Bible a) what was the name of this Empire? b) what was the name of its capital which they captured? c)What was the name of the ruler who in circa 700 BC had built a fabulous palace in this capital?
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