In this posthumously published 1877 work, Smith traces the rise and fall of the Babylonian empire.
Table of Contents
Preface; List of Babylonian kings; 1. Introduction; 2. The mythical period; 3. Chaldea, or southern Babylonia; 4. Upper Babylonia; 5. The Elamites in Babylonia; 6. The period of the Assyrian wars; 7. Merodach-Baladan and the destruction of Babylon; 8. The rule of the Assyrians; 9. The empire of Nebuchadnezzar; 10. The decline and fall of the Babylonian empire; Index.