Babylon was the prize that rulers of the ancient world all wanted to capture. It was where the Tower of Babel and the Hanging Gardens could be found. Babylon also gave the world mathematics, writing, and astrology. Legends of Babylons many wonders have been passed down through generations. Although first written about in the Bible and the ancient Greek historian Herodotus, people are still trying to learn about this ancient civilization. Who were the people who lived inside the giant walled city? Learn about the mysteries of ancient Babylon.