Ancient Civilizations - Angie Gibson


Old kingdom

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

The old kingdom lasted from 2700-2200 B.C.E and was know as the”Age of the pyramids”.They established a strong central government.They had built for themselves as tombs.

Pharaoh Khufu

2551 B.C.E - 2528 B.C.E

Pharaoh khufu was known as a harsh ruler some of his greatest accomplishments were being the architect of a famous pyramid.Khufu was know for establishing a centralized government and controlling the grain supply.He also declared himself a god.

Akkadian Empire

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

The akkadians conquered summerian city-states around 2300 B.C.E. Their first leader was sargon.s 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 sargon win territory to expand his empire.the Akkadian cultural achievement of their own language and 3d sculpture.
This achievement was important because eventually their language took the place of sumerian language and their sculptures created steles to document history.

Middle kingdom

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

The Middle kingdom lasted from 2000 B.C.E to about 1800 B.C.E and was known as the period of reunification. They followed time of the chaos and disunity. During this era, Egyptians enjoyed many great achievements in literature,art,and architecture.

Pharaoh Senusret

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

He controlled mines.He made beautiful artwork.Other pharaohs used parts of his structures.The greatest works of egyptian literature were in his time.

Babylonian Empire

1792 B.C.E - 1595 B.C.E

Hammurabi was the next king to unite.His capital city was baylon.
The next king to unite the akkadian empire was hammurabi and his capital city was babylon. the Babylonian political achievement of the code of laws That hammurabi made.
This achievement was important because he was told by the gods to create the laws and the laws unified his empire to perserve order. the Babylonian economic achievement of trade in grain and woven cloth for wood,gold,silver, precious gems,and livestock.
This achievement was important because it helped biled the empires ecomony connected them.

New Kingdom

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

The new kingdom lasted from about 1600 to 1100 B.C.E.The kingdom is often called the golden age.During this time egypt's power reached it’s height.Rulers expanded the empire for up the nile river into modern day suden.

Pharaoh Hatshepsut

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

She was the first lady pharaoh.She gained respect.She left a great temple.She promoted trade with other countries.She also spread stories about how her father was a god.

Pharaoh Ramses

1290 B.C.E - 1224 B.C.E

Ramses lasted from 1290 to 1224 B.C.E.He had more than 100 children.He also had 100 wives.He was a soldier. He was also in war.He built a temple.He also was a peacemaker.

Assyrian Empire

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

Assyria was located in Mesopotamia to the Northeast of the Tigris River.The Assyrian Empire conquered lands from the east Zagros Mountains to the west Nile River in Egypt and to the north Taurus Mountains.the Assyrian military achievement of the Assyrian is their new weapons and wars strategies.
This achievement was important because they were prepared to repeatedly attack until the city fell/ coquere land.the Assyrian cultural achievement is their art and architecture.
This achievement was important because it honored their kings they treated like their gods.The empire lasted about 300 years.Their Empire feel because they had too much territory and their army was stretched too thin.

Neo-Babylonian Empire

605 B.C.E - 539 B.C.E

The babylonians regained control of the lands of mesopotamia after the assyrians.Their most famous king was Nebuchadnezzar II.the Neo-Babylonian military achievement of building walls around Babylonia.
This achievement was important because it kept the capital safe from invaders.the Neo-Babylonian cultural achievement of mathematics and astronomy.
This achievement was important because they created the sundial that allowed them to tell time.