20 Most Mysterious Peoples of the World

17. Chaldeans

Chaldeans lived in the late II – early I thousand years B.C. on the territory of South and Central Mesopotamia. In 626-538 B.C. a Chaldean dynasty was rulling in Babylon, it founded the Neo-Babylonian Empire. The Chaldeans are still associated with magic and astrology. In ancient Greece and Rome pagan priests and Babylonian astrologers were called Chaldeans. They foretold future to Alexander the Great and his successors.



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