Time of World History

Main

Small scale irrigation in Mesopotamia

6000 BCE

They had little rain

First cities emerge in Mesopotamia

4000 BCE

Wheel helps trade

3500 BCE

Mesopotamian cities emerge into city-states

3200 BCE - 2350 BCE

Sargon of Akkad

2370 BCE - 2315 BCE

Empire of Akkad collapses

2000 BCE

Women get fewer rights in Mesopotamia

2000 BCE

Abraham leads Hebrew group to Palestine

1850 BCE

Hammurabi

1792 BCE - 1750 BCE

Babylonian empire assaulted by Hitties, crumbles

1595 BCE

Women in Mesopotamia began to wear veils

1500 BCE

Assyrian Empire

1300 BCE - 612 BCE

Ended do to unpopular rule and rebellions

Iron cheaper and widely available

1000 BCE

Nebuchadnezzar

605 BCE - 562 BCE

New Babylonian Empire

600 BCE - 550 BCE