4 Empires Of Mesopotamia

4 Empires Of Mesopotamia

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  • Sargon of Akkad
  • Without walls the Akkadians will not rebel
  • Babylonian Empire
  • Assyrian Empire
  • Sargon and the Akkadians created the first empire and so Sargon destroyed the walls of many different city-states leaving the Akkadians defenseless.Sargon thought that without walls as a protection his people were less likely to rebel.
  • Neo-Babylonian Empire
  • The Babylonian empire thrived under Hammurabi.He worked to unite his empire and was careful to properly maintain the irrigation systems so land remained fertile and provided enough food.
  • Hammurabi
  • Mesopotamia is now called the Babylonian Empire
  • The Assyrian Empire lived in Mesopotamia for a long time, and made new weapons and war strategies.They believed that their kings were special beings, and they dug canals to irrigate their land and keep it fertile for farming.
  • Hammurabi's Code
  • Your code is from your Sun God, Madruk
  • The Neo-Babylonian Empire took control of Mesopotamia,and established a new empire called the Neo-Babylonian Empire.They also made a huge structure that was several stories tall.The Neo-Babylonian Empire lasted only 75 years in 539 until the Persian empire swept from the east.
  • Hammurabi ruled babylon a small city-state in central Mesopotamia.After conquering  the rest of Mesopotamia, he named Babylon the capital of his empire, and the region became known as the Babylonian Empire or Babylonia.
  • Hammurabi was best know for his code.The code was used so Hammurabi could code the laws and to unify his empire and to preserve orders, basing on the laws not on his own merely authority.His code was from Iraq 3,768 years ago.He claims his code came from a Sun God to reinforce his power.The common rules were to maintain organization and his code was an eye foe eye and a tooth for a tooth which means that the punishments where equal.
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