Nebuchadnezzar ruled the Babylonian empire from 630 BC to 562 BC and was famed both for his military prowess and the splendour he conferred on the city of Babylon. These works were long believed to have included the famous Hanging Gardens. But reports of these gardens were written by Greek historians more than 200 years after Nebuchadnezzar's death. Stephanie Dalley has argued, convincingly, that the Hanging Gardens were actually in Nineveh and were made by Sennacherib.
Gardens designed by Nebuchadnezzar II,