King Nebuchadnezzar leads a hunting party to eradicate a pride of lions residing in the bulrushes along the Euphrates River.He would take the sole surviving lion cub back to the palace to keep as a pet.
The Battle for Egypt: The king of Babylon issues the order to attack Pharaoh’s forces at Tanis. History neglected
to name Nebuchadnezzar’s failed incursion into Egypt, and so the engagement depicted here is referred
to as “the Battle of Goshen”. A thousand years earlier, it was this very same region where the
Pharaohs of Egypt held the Children of Israel in slavery.
The scene represents the angel Gabriel proclaiming the prophecy found in Daniel 9:24-26.
Largely ignored over the centuries, this encrypted passage foretells the event of Christ’s death,
while appearing to pinpoint the day it would occur.
The Hanging Gardens were destined to become one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
This unique edifice was one more reason why, nearly three centuries later, Alexander the Great
chose Babylon to serve as the capital of his newly formed empire. His rise to power was
foretold by the prophecies recorded in the book of Daniel.