ANCIENT CIVILIZATION/AALIYAH THIGPEN

Events

the old kingdom

2700 BC - 2200 BC

The old kingdom lasted from 2700-2200 B.C.E. it had strong centralized government this time period was known as the “age of the pyramids”.they built these tombs for themselves for burial during this time they established a strong centralized government

Akkadian Empire

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

The akkadians conquered the Sumerian city-states around 2300 B.C.E. Their first leader was Sargon The 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.The 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.

the middle kingdom

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

The middle kingdom lasted from 1971 - 1926 B.C.E. the the pharaoh controlled mines filled with gold, copper and gems also purple amethyst and more. “The story of sinuhe” tells of a young official named sinuhe who overhears a plot to kill the pharaoh.he thrivers land but grown very homesick and returns joyfully to egypt.

Babylonian Empire

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

This stele represents the babylonian political achievement 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 babylonian economic achievement of trade in gain 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.

the new kingdom

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

The new kingdom lasted from 1600-1100 B.C.E it's often called the golden age and during this time ancient egypt's reached powers its heights.They increased trades and had massive monuments built.rulers like thutmose ||| expanded the empire far up the nile river.

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 mountain.This stele represents the Assyrian cultural achievement. 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 him.

Neo-Babylonian Empire

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

The Babylonians regained control of the lands of Mesopotamia after Assyrians The most famous king was Nebuchadnezzar 11.This stele represents the Neo-Babylonian military achievement of building walls around Babylonian. This achievement was important because it kept the capitol safe from invades.This stele represents the Neo-Babylonian cultural achievement of mathematics and astronomy. This achievement was important because they created the sundial that allowed them to tell time.