sprint the euphrates and tigris over flow the banks ,flooding great portions of the plain.
-Euphrates was ideal for trading .
-When Babylon became important people wanted to live their because of their economic benefits it would give being a large city with lots of merchants and tradesman passing through .
- Babylon was founded prior to the reign of Sargon Of Akkad who ruled from 2334-2279 BC and claimed to have built temples.
- At the time ,Babylon seems to have been a minor city or perhaps a large port town on the Euphrates River at the point where it runs closest to the river Tigris.