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Mesopotamia
Updated: 9/14/2020
Mesopotamia
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  • 4000 BCE
  • why the heck did we make a city here
  • IDK, but i sure get a good tan here
  • 3300 BCE
  • People understand what I'm actually thinking POG
  • 1792 BCE
  • Just got the PewDiePie gaming chair.
  • The Mesopotamians establish powerful city-states building large ziggurats at the center of their cities as temples to their gods.
  • 744 BCE
  • My empire is better than your's. LOL
  • The Sumerians invent the first writing system known as cuneiform. They use pictures for words and inscribe them on clay tablets.
  • 550 BCE
  • Hammurabi becomes king of Babylon. He establishes the Code of Hammurabi and Babylon soon takes over much of Mesopotamia.
  • 552 BCE
  • You rule some land, you rule some land, YOU ALL RULE SOME LAND!
  • 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. 
  • "King of Persia: Sands of Time."
  • Darius I becomes King of Persia. He expands the empire and divides it up into states each ruled by a governor called a satrap.
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