Neo-Assyrian Empire in 738-722BCE
Persian Empire Bible Map Chart (part of this area is what is now Iran, and is where the city of Babylon is...and was)
Map of the Assyrian empire
From Wikiwand: Neustria (within the Kingdom of Siagrius, outlined in orange), in the context of the Franks
Assyrian Empire 650 B.C.
A family tree of the Akkadian Dynasty, starting with La'ibum and Sargon of Akkad.
Overview Map of the Entire Mediterranean Circa 500 BC
Nineveh (Near present day Mosul, Iraq) l Recent discoveries (spring 2013) have resulted in the assumption that this may have been the true location of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.