Ancient Civilization

Events

Akkadian Empire

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

The akkadians conquered the Sumerians city-states around 2300 B.C.E. Their first leader was Sargon. The Akkadian military achievement of Sargon assembling large armies and teaching them how to fight in tight formation. This achievement was important because it helped Sargon win territory to expand this empire. This steel represents the Akkadian cultural achievement of their own language and 3D sculpture. This achievement was important because eventually their language took place of Sumerian language and their sculptures created steels to document history.

Babylonian Empire

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

Hammurabi, the capital city was Babylonia was the capital. This steel represents the Babylonian political achievement of the code of Hammurabi that were laws. This achievement was important because the laws unified his empires to preserve 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 build the empire's economy and connected them with distant lands.

Assyrian Empires

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

Assyria was located in Mesopotamia to the northeast of the Tigris River. 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 of art and architecture. This achievement is important because they created palaces and sculptures to honor their kings that they treated like gods. The Assyrians Empire lasted about 300 years. They fell because they had too much territory to control and their army was stretched too thin.

Neo - Babylonian

605 B.C.E - 534 B.C.E

The Babylonians regained control of the lands of Mesopotamia after Assyrians.Their most famous king was Nebuchadnezzar II. 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.
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. A new conqueror named Cyrus swept in can took over the land. The neo-babylonian empires lasted 75 years.

candra gupta II

375 B.C.E

candra gupta I

320 B.C.E

founded the Gupta empires was the first empires ruler of Gupta.

Chandragupta Mauryan

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

founded the Mauryan empires gave up his throne to because a Jainism monk.

ASOKA

301 B.C.E - 233 B.C.E

founded the Mauryan empires and was Chandragupta Mauryan's grandson.