Ancient Civilizations - Kaden Willoughby


Old Kingdom

2700 B.C.E. - 2200 B.C.E.

2700 - 2200 B.C.E.- This period was known as the “Age of the Pyramids”.They established a strong central government and built tombs for their rulers.They also had great pyramids built as tombs for them selves.

Pharaoh Khufu

2,551 B.C.E. - 2,528 B.C.E.

Not much was known about Pharaoh Khufu, but he was a harsh ruler and he was known for building pyramids.He created a centralized government and controlled the food supply.Khufu declared himself as a god.

Akkadian empire

2300 B.C.E. - 2100 B.C.E.

This state represents the Akkadian military achievement of sargon assembling large armies and teaching them how to fight in tight formations.This achievement was important because it helped sargan with territory to expand his empire.
There first leader was sargan.The Akkadians conquered the sumerian city-states around 2300 B.C.E.

Middle Kingdom

2000 B.C.E. - 1800 B.C.E.

2000 - 1800 B.C.E. -Is sometimes called the “period of reunification”because it followed years of chaos and disunity.They enjoyed many great achievements in literature,art,and architecture.

Pharaoh Sunusret

1971 B.C.E. - 1926 B.C.E.

He had many temples,shrines,and religious monuments constructed and improved.Also he created the white chapel.Some more of his greatest accomplishments were in religious architecture.

The Babylonian Empire

1792 BCE - 1595 BCE

This stele represents the Babylonian economic achievement of trade in grain and woven cloth for The next king to unite mesopotamia after the fall of the Akkadian Empire was Hammurabi and his capital city was Babylon.wood,gold,silver,precious gems,and livestock.This was important because it helped build the empire’s economy and connected them with distant lands.

New Kingdom

1600 B.C.E. - 1100 B.C.E.

1600 - 1100 B.C.E.- is often called “Egypt’s golden age”.During this time and stability,Ancient Egypt’s power reached its height. During the time of peace and stability,the ancient Egyptians reached it's power.

Pharaoh Hatshepsut

1473 B.C.E. - 1458 B.C.E.

One of Hatshepsut greatest accomplishments was she formed a successful trade partnerships with other countries.Another one is her rise to power since few women had ever come Egyptian Pharaoh.

Pharaoh Ramses ii

1279 B.C.E. - 1213 B.C.E.

One of his greatest accomplishments was making temples he built one on the side of a cliff by the Nile River.Also Ramses and Hittites signed the world’s first peace treaty.

The Assyrian Empire

900 B.C.E. - 612 B.C.E.

This stele represents the assyrian military achievement of perfecting the use of horses,iron weapons for battle,and siege warfare.This achievement was important because they came up with new ways to push people out of lands they wanted to conquer.
The Assyrian empire fell because they had too much territory to control and their army was stretched to thin.

Neo-Babylonian Empire

626 BC - 539 BC

This stele represents the Neo-Babylonian military achievement of building walls around Babylonian.This achievement was important because it kept the capitol safe from invaders.
This stele represents the Neo-Babylonian cultural achievement of mathematics and astronomy.The achievement was important because they created the sundial that allowed them to tell time.

Candragupta Maurya

320 B.C.E - 185 B.C.E

Founded the Mauryan empire.Gave up his throne to become a Jainist monk.In the 320s BC a military leader named Candragupta Maurya rose to power in northern India.Using an army of mercenaries,or hired soldiers,he seized control of the entire northern part of India.By doing that he found the Mauryan empire.


269 B.C.E - 233 B.C.E

Around 270 bc Candraguptas grandson Asoka became king.Asoka was a strong ruler,the strongest of all the Mauryan emperors.He extended Mauryan rule over most of India.

Candra Gupta I

320 A.D

The first Gupta emperor was Candra Gupta I.Candra Gupta’s armies invaded and conquered neighboring lands.Eventually,he brought much of the northern part of India under his control.

Candra Gupta II

375 - 500

In 375 emperor Candra Gupta II took over the throne in India.Gupta society reached it’s high point during his rule.Under,Candra Gupta II,the empire continued to grow,eventually stretching all the way across northern India.