Akkadian Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (pin image: Inscription of Naram Sin ... c. 2260 BCE, found at the city of Marad, Iraq)

Akkadian Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (pin image: Inscription of Naram Sin ... c. 2260 BCE, found at the city of Marad, Iraq)

The Akkadian Empire /əˈkeɪdiən/[2] was an empire centered in the city of Akkad /ˈækæd/[3] and its surrounding region in ancient Mesopotamia which united all the indigenous Akkadian speaking Semites and the Sumerian speakers under one rule.

The Akkadian Empire /əˈkeɪdiən/[2] was an empire centered in the city of Akkad /ˈækæd/[3] and its surrounding region in ancient Mesopotamia which united all the indigenous Akkadian speaking Semites and the Sumerian speakers under one rule.

This is so beautiful to me. Bust of Sargon of Akkad, great Mesopotamian king. (damaged by thieves stealing gems from eyes)

This is so beautiful to me. Bust of Sargon of Akkad, great Mesopotamian king. (damaged by thieves stealing gems from eyes)

"Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion" (Old Akkadian).[36] The Walters Art Museum.

"Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion" (Old Akkadian).[36] The Walters Art Museum.

Akkadian Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Precursor to Babylon. Akkad's influence can still be seen in today's world.

Akkadian Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Precursor to Babylon. Akkad's influence can still be seen in today's world.

Ancient Assyrian Empire | Map of the Akkadian Empire, showing Sargon's conquests.

Ancient Assyrian Empire | Map of the Akkadian Empire, showing Sargon's conquests.

Mesopotamia - Akkadian Empire Circa 2270–2083 BC.Sargon the Great was a great ruler of Akkad.He established his own city named Akkad.He conquered the Sumerian city-states and united northern and southern Mesopotamia under a single ruler.One of the great kings of Akkad was Naram-Sin. He was the grandson of Sargon the Great.He crushed revolts and expanded the empire. His reign is considered the peak of the Akkadian Empire.

Mesopotamia - Akkadian Empire Circa 2270–2083 BC.Sargon the Great was a great ruler of Akkad.He established his own city named Akkad.He conquered the Sumerian city-states and united northern and southern Mesopotamia under a single ruler.One of the great kings of Akkad was Naram-Sin. He was the grandson of Sargon the Great.He crushed revolts and expanded the empire. His reign is considered the peak of the Akkadian Empire.

The oldest known dictionaries are cuneiform tablets from the Akkadian empire, 2nd millennium BC. Louvre Museum, Paris

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The oldest known dictionaries are cuneiform tablets from the Akkadian empire, 2nd millennium BC. Louvre Museum, Paris

Akkadian Empire - Sea shell of a murex bearing the name of Rimush, king of Kish, ca. 2270 BC, Louvre, traded from the Mediterranean coast where it was used by Canaanites to make a purple dye

Akkadian Empire - Sea shell of a murex bearing the name of Rimush, king of Kish, ca. 2270 BC, Louvre, traded from the Mediterranean coast where it was used by Canaanites to make a purple dye

AKKADIAN EMPIRE--One of the earliest references to the Akkadians is in Genesis 10:10, which states that Nimrod is the founder of Akkad. Today, some 7,000 texts from the Akkadian period alone are known, written in both Sumerian and Akkadian. Many later texts also deal with the Akkadian Empire.

AKKADIAN EMPIRE--One of the earliest references to the Akkadians is in Genesis 10:10, which states that Nimrod is the founder of Akkad. Today, some 7,000 texts from the Akkadian period alone are known, written in both Sumerian and Akkadian. Many later texts also deal with the Akkadian Empire.

Relief: Assyrian soldier conducting captives across the water | Assyrian | Neo-Assyrian | The Met

Relief: Assyrian soldier conducting captives across the water | Assyrian | Neo-Assyrian | The Met

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