Akkadian Empire

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Coordinates: 33°6′N 44°6′E / 33.100°N 44.100°E / 33.100; 44.100

Akkadian Empire
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Seicont Mariote Kinrick|
circa 2350 BC — circa 2150 BC Sumer (Gutian dynasty)|
 
Third Mariote Kinrick|
Cairt o the Akkadian Empire (broun) an the directions in which militar campaigns war conductit (yellae arraes)
Caipital Akkad
Leids Akkadian
Releegion Sumerian releegion
Government Monarchy
Keeng
 -  2334–2279 BC Sargon (first)
 -  2170–2154 BC Shu-turul (last)
Historical era Bronze Age
 -  Established circa 2350 BC
 -  Conquests o Sargon o Akkad circa 2340 BC — circa 2284 BC
 -  Disestablished circa 2150 BC
Aurie
 -  2334 BC[1] 800,000 km² (308,882 sq mi)
The day pairt o
Cairt o Iraq shawin important steids that war occupied bi the Akkadian Empire (clickable cairt)

The Akkadian Empire[2] wis the first auncient Semitic-speakin empire o Mesopotamie, centred in the ceety o Akkad[3] an its surroondin region, an aa cried Akkad in auncient Mesopotamie an Accad in the Bible (Genesis 10:10).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Taagepera, Rein (1978). "Size and duration of empires growth-decline curves, 3000 to 600 B.C". Social Science Research. 7: 180–195. doi:10.1016/0049-089X(78)90010-8. 
  2. Akkadian URUAkkad KI, Hittite KUR A.GA.DÈ.KI "laund o Akkad"; Biblical Ebreu אַכַּד Akkad)
  3. Sumerian: Agade