4 empires of Mesopotamian

4 empires of Mesopotamian

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  • Sargon of Akkad      
  • I'm Sargon. I was the fist ruler of the first empire. I also conquered lots of land
  • Babylonian Empire
  • I am a Babylonian soldier. We are very sophisticated for our time. We use very civilized tactics in war.  
  • Assyrian Empire
  • Hi, I am a Assyrian soldier. We perfected the use of iron and horses in war. Because of this, we conquered lots of land.  
  • Sargon created the first know empire. He also ruled it. Sargon conquered lots of land. He was a strong and skilled general.  
  • Neo-Babylonian Empire
  •  I am a Neo- Babylonian Soldier. My Empire did not last long but we conquered lots of land. 
  • The people of the Babylonian empire spoke Akkadian. They used Hammurabi's Code of Laws. They also traded over the Euphrates river. They had a postal service and roads.
  • Hammurabi
  • Hi I am Hammurabi. I was a powerful king that concurred lots of land. I made a set of laws that lasted till 1886 B.C.E. 
  • The Assyrians were very powerful. They rose to power at about 900 B.C.E. They also perfected the use iron in war.The Assyrians conquered lots of land because of this tactic. 
  • Hammurabi's code 
  • The Neo-Babylonian empire expanded a lot. They also made the first sundial. But, they only lasted 75 years before being taken over. 
  • Hammurabi was a powerful king and conquered lots of land. He made a set of laws to unify groups. He was born in 1811 B.C. He ruled Babylon. He united Mesopotamian.  
  • Hammurabi's code was a law code.He put his laws on an 8 foot tall stele. He created them in 1750 B.C.E and they lasted till 1686 B.C.E. He said he accepted the laws from the sun god Shamash. They were made to unify the people. There were specific punishments for certain crimes. 
  • This is Hammurabi's code of laws. They were created in 1750 B.C.E. They were made to unify the people.
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