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Now, now this looks like a good place to build a city-state!
Why it's the latest trend people call it "cuneiform" it is pretty fire!
What is that!?
I am King now and my set of rules will be the code of Hammurabi
The Mesopotamians establish powerful city-states building large ziggurats at thecenter of their cities as temples to their gods.
How are we this rich and powerful?
The Sumerians invent the first writing system known as cuneiform. They usepictures for words and inscribe them on clay tablets.
Hammurabi becomes king of Babylon. He establishes the Code of Hammurabi andBabylon soon takes over much of Mesopotamia.
You and You are Satraps! Have fun! See ya!!!
The Assyrian Empire reaches its peak and is the strongest empire in the world.
Cyrus the Great rises to power and the Persian Empire begins.
I am Cyrus the Great and this is the Persian Empire
Darius I becomes King of Persia. He expands the empire and divides it up into stateseach ruled by a governor called a satrap.