1000 years Sumer was a land of independent states. Sargon became the first ever ruler of Sumer He was very strong and skilled. Him and the akkadians created the worlds first empire.
The Neo-Babylonian Empire
No you won't.
We will take over this field
They thrived under Hammurabi They became the centerof trade because babylonia was on the banks of the euphrates river. The laws were fair and equal. Even slaves had fair rights.
I'm the king of this field and you will not take over.
I don't care who you are.
They created the next great empire in Mesopotamia. They feared greatly for their military. Their greatest achievement was their new weapons and strategys. The smart strategy they had was to have some soldiers camp outside a town and keep attacking until it falls. They also perfected the use of horses and metal weapons.
You must follow my rules!
After the fall of Nineveh Babylonians took control of Mesopotamia. Which they established a new empire called the neo -Babylonian empire. The new empires most famous king was Nebuchadnezzar. He was famous because he mastered many military skills. The empire only lasted 75 years.
Hammurabi was a very powerful king of Mesopotamia His consequences were very extreme punishments which made people follow his rules. The punishments matched the crime Wrote laws in 1792 B.C.
Hammurabais code was a law code They put their laws on a stele They made the code in 1750 B.C It stopped being used in 1686 B.C He needed laws to govern his kingdom and unity various groups