Associations to the word «Babylon»

Pictures for the word «Babylon»

Wiktionary

BABYLON, proper noun. A city in ancient Mesopotamia built on the banks of the Euphrates, which was the capital of Babylonia.
BABYLON, proper noun. Any city of great wealth, luxury and vice.
BABYLON, proper noun. (Rastafarianism) Western civilization, seen as corrupt and materialistic, and contrasted with Zion.

Dictionary definition

BABYLON, noun. The chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca