ancient civilization

Events

akkadian empire

2300 B.C.E - 2100

the akkadians conquered the sumerians city states was 2300 B.C.E. Their first leader was Sargon.the Akkadians military achievement of sargon assembling large armies and teaching them how to fight in tight formations this was important because it helped sargon win territory to expand his empire.
the Akkadian cultural achievement of their own language and 3D sculpture.These achievement was important because eventually their sculptures created steles to documents history.

babylonian empire

1792 B.C.E - 1595

the babylonian economic achievement of trade in grain and woven cloth for wood,gold,silver,precious

assyrian empire

900 B.C.E - 612

Assyria was located in mesopotamia 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 perfecting the use of horses,iron weapons for battle,iron weapons for siege weapons. This achievement was important because they came up with new ways to push people out of lands they the assyrian cultural achievement of art and architecture. This achievement was important because they created palaces and sculptures to honor their kings that they treated like gods.The assyrian empire lasted about 300 years. The assyrian empire fell because they had too much territory to control and their army was stretched too thin.

neo-babylonian empire

605 B.C.E - 539

he babylonians regained control of the lands of mesopotamia after the assyrian.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.

Middle Kingdom

1800 - 2000

The Middle Kingdom lasted from 2000 - 1800 B.C.E. this was sometimes known as the period called period of reunification because it followed the year of chaos and disunity. During the era, egyptians enjoyed many great achievements in literature, art, and architecture.

Old Kingdom

2200 - 2700

The Old Kingdom lasted from 2700 - 2200 B.C.E. This time period was known as the “age of pyramids”. They built these
Pyramids as tombs for themselves for burial.
During this time they established a strong centralized government.