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
circa 2350 BC — circa 2150 BC
Cairt o the Akkadian Empire (broun) an the directions in which militar campaigns war conductit (yellae arraes)
Cairt o the Akkadian Empire (broun) an the directions in which militar campaigns war conductit (yellae arraes)
Caipital Akkad
Common leids Akkadian
Releegion Sumerian releegion
Govrenment Monarchy
Keeng  
• 2334–2279 BC
Sargon (first)
• 2170–2154 BC
Shu-turul (last)
Historical era Bronze Age
• Established
circa 2350 BC
circa 2340 BC — circa 2284 BC
• Disestablished
circa 2150 BC
Aurie
2334 BC[1] 800,000 km2 (310,000 sq mi)
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Sumer
Umma
Seicont Mariote Kinrick
Sumer (Gutian dynasty)
Third Mariote Kinrick
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