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Updated: 9/11/2020
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  • 4000 BCE
  • Have you been to the temple yet?
  • No, why do you ask?
  • 3300 BCE
  • 1792 BCE
  • The Mesopotamians establish powerful city-states building large ziggurats at thecenter of their cities as temples to their gods.
  • 744 BCE
  • The Sumerians invent the first writing system known as cuneiform. They usepictures for words and inscribe them on clay tablets.
  • 550 BCE
  • Hammurabi becomes king of Babylon. He establishes the Code of Hammurabi andBabylon soon takes over much of Mesopotamia.
  • 522 BCE
  • We need to build abridge
  • 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.
  • Darius I becomes King of Persia. He expands the empire and divides it up into stateseach ruled by a governor called a satrap.