Ancient Civilization-Olivia Stone

Events

Akkadian Empire

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

The akkadians the sumerian city-states around 2300 B.c.e. The first leader was sargon. This stele 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 sargon win territory to expand his empire. This stele represents the akkadian cultural achievement of their own language and 3D sculpture. These achievements were important because eventually their language took the place of sumerian language and their sculptures created steles to document history.

Babylonian Empire

1792 b.c.e - 1595 b.c.e

The next king to unite mesopotamia after the fall of akkadian empire was hammurabi and his capital city was babylon. This stele represents the babylonian political achievements of the code of hammurabi that were laws. This achievement was important because the laws unified his empire to preserve order. This stele represents the babylonians economic achievement of trade in grain and woven cloth for wood,gold,silver,precious gems, and livestock. This achievement was important because iT helped build the empire’s economy and connected them with distant lands.

Assyrian Empire

900 b.c.e - 612 b.c.e

Assyria was located in mesopotamia to northeast of the tigris river. The assyrian empire conquered lands from the east zagros 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 too thin. The assyrian empire lasted about 300 years

Neo-Babylonian empire

605 b.c.e - 539 b.c.e

Their most famous king was nebuchadnezzar II. The babylonians regained control of the lands of mesopotamia after assyrians. This stele represents the neo-babylonian military achievement of building walls around babylonia. This achievement was important because it kept the capital safe from invaders. The stele represents the neo-babylonian culture achievement of mathematics and astronomy. This achievement was important because they created the sundial that allowed them to tell time.

Candra Gupta II

373 B.C

He reached his society

Chandragupta Maurya

320 BC - 185 BC

Founded the Mauryan empire.
Gave up his throne to become a Jainist monk

Asoka

270 BC

Strongest ruler and made his own empire the strongest and richest empire.

Candra Gupta I

320 AD

Gupta dynasty- AD 320
Took over india. Under the gupta,india was once again united , and it once again became prosperous