Legendary ancient empires

Legendary ancient empires

Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.

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Lưỡng Hà, Ai Cập, Ba Tư, Babylon, La Mã, Đế quốc Babylon, Vương quốc mới của Ai Cập, Đế quốc Neo-Assyrian, Đế quốc Achaemenes, Đế quốc Macedonia, Đế chế Maurya, Római Birodalom, Rome cổ đại, Ấn Độ, cổ xưa, đế chế, sự chinh phục, quốc gia, countries, người cai trị, lục địa, lịch sử, thủ đô, bản đồ, biên giới, kiến thức bản đồ, bản đồ trống

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Thành cổ Babylon được xây dựng trên bờ sông Euphrates ở Lưỡng Hà.

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