Bible history and prophecy depict Babylon as a social, economic and religious power. The Bible portrays Babylon as a woman riding a seven-headed, 10-horned beast described as "Mystery, Babylon the great, the mother of prostitutes and of the abominations of the earth." (Revelation 17:5). Babylon has fascinated countless people over the centuries. But its story is an important one for Christians living today. Discover the common thread that weaves Babylon past and future with Babylon present. Explore Babylon—one of the most intriguing mysteries of the Bible.