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Cities, which don't exist anymore

Can you guess these cities, which ceased to exist
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Last updated: October 4, 2019
First submittedOctober 4, 2019
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City, which was destroyed after the 3. Punic War, home of Hannibal
Carthage
Was destroyed in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79
Pompeii
Mesopotamnian city with the hanging gardens, symbol of evil in the Revelations
Babylon
City, which was abandoned after the Chernobyl disaster
Pripyat
Powerful assyrian city, in the Old Testament Prophet Jonah has to preach to its people
Nineveh
Capital of Siam and once one of the most important trading cities of Asia
Ayutthaya
Important trading city of the Bronze Age south to the Hittite Empire, developed the first alphabet
Ugarit
Sumerian city, which gave Iraq its name and was the biggest city in Sumeria
Uruk
Gave Syria and three powerful empires of the Bronze and Iron Age its name
Assur
City in modern day Turkey, Homer writes about a siege of this city in the Illiad
Troy
Athens main enemy in the Peleponesian War, known for his very militaristic traditions
Sparta
Capital of the Khmer Empire, which was home to the biggest temple complex of the world
Angkor
Capital of the Seleucid Empire and one of the biggest cities of the Roman Empire, Saint Paul was its Bishop
Antioch
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Capital of the Nabataeans, which included big temples, that were carved in a rock
Petra
Important trading center in northern Germany in the early Middle Ages, which was founded by Scandinavians
Haitabu
City at the west coast of Turkey, its temple for Goddess Artemis/Diana was one of the Seven World Wonders
Ephesos
Sumerian city which became capital of the first empire after the conquests of King Sargon
Akkad
Capital of Archaemedid Persia and name of a French/Iranian graphic novel/movie
Persepolis
Capital of the Parthian and Sasanian Empire in modern day Iraq
Ctesiphon
Greek Bronze Age City with mythical kings like Perseus, Agamemnon and Orestes
Mycenae
City in modern day Syria, was important City in roman times and capital of a short lived empire in the 3. Century
Palmyra
Important greek city in Turkey during hellenistic and roman times, gave parchment its name
Pergamon
Capital of the Minoan Empire, in mythology home to the minotaur in its labyrinth
Knossos
Sumerian city, which was the home town of Abraham according to the Old Testament
Ur
Mayan city of the late classic period, popular for tourists for its castillo pyramid
Chichen Itza
City in Gaul, where Caesar triumphet over Vercingetorix and finished the Gallic Wars
Alesia
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